Posts from October 2019

October 6, 2019

Event: Harvard Alumni Authors at the Harvard Coop October 26, 2019

poster Harvard Alumni Book FairOn Saturday, October 26th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, The Harvard Coop was transformed into a reader's delight at this inaugural Harvard Alumni Author book event, co-sponsored by The Harvard Coop & Harvard Magazine.

ALL members of the Cambridge and Greater Boston community were invited to come meet the 15 authors, including J. Chester Johnson, browse to their heart's content, and buy books. Free snacks, and other special offers for attendees were included!

Biographers, critics, historians, journalists, memoirists, novelists, playwrights, and poets.....Harvard alumni have published diverse works across all literary genres.

This was a FREE event.

JChester Johnson Image I sold and personally signed my three most recent books: St. Paul’s Chapel & Selected Shorter Poems (2010); Now And Then: Selected Longer Poems (2017); and Auden, the Psalms, and Me (2017). I also shared information about my forthcoming book to be released in May, 2020, published by Pegasus Books: Damaged Heritage: The Elaine Race Massacre And A Story of Reconciliation.

Thank you for coming.

J. Chester Johnson


Damaged Heritage by J. Chester Johnson: Anti-Racism Text at St. Luke in the Fields

J. Chester Johnson's "Night" Featured by Carnegie Hill Village

J. Chester Johnson Named To Board of Advisors For Poetry Outreach Center

Conversation Among Descendants of the Elaine Race Massacre 104 Years Later: Zoom Recording Available

J. Chester Johnson Discusses His Well-Known Poem, “St. Paul’s Chapel”, At Manhattan’s Church of the Heavenly Rest

J. Chester Johnson Interviewed by Tavis Smiley

Cornelius Eady's Interview of J. Chester Johnson for Poets House/WBAI "Open House" Program

NPR Article on Elaine and Tulsa Race Massacres

History News Network Publishes Article by J. Chester Johnson on Lunches with Father of Black Liberation Theology

Favorable Review of "Damaged Heritage" in Current Issue of American Book Review

Damaged Heritage Placed On Selective Goodreads’ List of Best Nonfiction Books

Damaged Heritage Motivates Nationwide Talks on Social Justice and Racial Equity

J. Chester Johnson Writes in the ARKANSAS TIMES About Another Arkansas Race Massacre

Video of J. Chester Johnson’s presentation at Johnson House Historic Site (Underground Railroad).

Book Review from Green Mountains Review of "Damaged Heritage"


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