Posts from October 2021

October 20, 2021

Flying Into the Unpredictable: Publishing During a Pandemic

Best American Poetry Blog
Editor’s Note (October 19, 2021):


We checked in with J. Chester Johnson to find out how he’s fared over the course of the last 18 months with the publication of his timely Damaged Heritage.

Click here to read the article on the Best American Poetry web site.


October 4, 2021

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: Remembering the Elaine Massacre

Here is the piece prepared by Crystal Bridges on the Elaine Race Massacre, including a link to an interview by National Public Radio with J. Chester Johnson, author of Damaged Heritage, and Dr. Kyle Miller, who lost four ancestors in the white attacks and who is executive director of the Arkansas Delta Cultural Center in Phillips County, Arkansas, site of the Massacre.

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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"


Flying Into the Unpredictable: Publishing During a Pandemic


Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: Remembering the Elaine Massacre


Cornelius Eady and J. Chester Johnson Discuss Their 9/11 Poetry On BCR’s Inaugural Poetry Podcast


LitHub: J. Chester Johnson Interviewed for ‘Keen On’ Podcast About Damaged Heritage


Literary Hub Shares Excerpt From Damaged Heritage by J. Chester Johnson


'Damaged Heritage’ Is Personal Reckoning For J. Chester Johnson


Damaged Heritage: Presentation and Discussion with J. Chester Johnson hosted by The Center for Reconciliation


J. Chester Johnson presents Damaged Heritage to the Washington National Cathedral on Sunday, June 28th


Damaged Heritage: A Conversation


The Elaine Race Massacre: Truth Before Reconciliation by James Melchiorre – Trinity Church Wall Street


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