J. A. Johnson

Location Minneapolis, MN
Occupation analyst / database admin / freelancer
Website http://jxjohnson.tumblr.com

About Me

J. A. Johnson lives in Minneapolis with his wife and twin sons. His work has appeared in The Sun, Bartleby-Snopes, Foliate Oak, Foundling Review, 7x20 and Nanoism.

Why do you write?

My stories often spring from observations or overhead bits of conversation. In writing them, my hope is to share with the reader the feeling or emotion that made me say to myself "there's a story there."

Any favorite authors? Books?

Authors: George Saunders, Cormac McCarthy, A M Homes, Graham Greene, William Trevor, Barbara Kingsolver, George Orwell, Edward P. Jones

Books: The Poisonwood Bible, All the Pretty Horses, The End of the Affair, In Persuasion Nation

J. A. Johnson's Wall

Beate Sigriddaughter – Sep 29, 2011

Thank you for reading and commenting "A Fable of Leaves."

Katie Norton – Jun 17, 2011

J.A., thanks for commenting on Migrant Workers. I appreciate it.

Kathy Conde – Jun 14, 2011

J.A., Thanks for your feedback on "Things Unseen" and your encouragement to post the other two related flashes. I will! Thanks.

Carol Reid – May 25, 2011

Thanks for your kind comment on my story!

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