Bret Anthony Johnston
Head of Creative Dept, Harvard University
Bret Anthony Johnston is the author of the internationally best-selling novel Remember Me Like This, which was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and one of the five best of the year around the world. He is also the author of the award-winning Corpus Christi: Stories, and the editor of Naming the World and Other Exercises for the Creative Writer. His work appears in The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, The Paris Review, Glimmer Train Stories, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he’s the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and a 5 Under 35 honor from the National Book Foundation. He wrote the documentary film Waiting for Lightning, which was released in theaters around the world by Samuel Goldwyn Films. He is the Director of Creative Writing at Harvard University.