Gary Johnson is a writer/producer of creative nonfiction for Public Radio on Morning Edition, Soundprint, Living On Earth, and Pacifica. Among his awards are the Associated Press Award for Best Radio Documentary, National Federation of Community Broadcasters' Silver Reel. He was a Herman Kogan Media Award finalist and a winner of the Edwin L. Schuman Award for Fiction, Northwestern University. His fiction appears in F2, F3, F10, Private Arts, Hyphen, and his articles have appeared in the Chicago Reader, The Smirking Chimp, Buzzflash, and American Politics Journal. He is a Certified Story Workshop Master Teacher.