2019 Lecture: Kirk Wallace Johnson: "The Feather Thief"
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:30 PM
Kirk W. Johnson is the author of The Feather Thief and To Be a Friend Is Fatal and is the founder of the List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. He is the recipient of fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, the American Academy in Berlin, and the USC Annenberg Center. Prior to the List Project, Johnson served in Iraq with the U.S. Agency for International Development in Baghdad and then Fallujah as the Agency’s first coordinator for reconstruction in the war-torn city. Born in West Chicago, Johnson received his BA from the University of Chicago. He lives with his wife and son in Los Angeles.
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