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Denis Johnson, Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Winner

Denis Johnson at the Library

Denis Johnson was the recipient of the 2017 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. Learn more about Denis Johnson's life, writing, and activities through these Library of Congress resources and services.

The following Library of Congress news releases provide more information about Denis Johnson's posthumous awarding of the 2017 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.


Denis Johnson has been featured on both the Poetry and Literature Center's blog, From the Catbird Seat,, the National Book Festival blog, and on the Library's main blog. Those blog posts are linked below:


Webcasts featuring Denis Johnson at the Library of Congress are linked below.


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