Win a copy of Denis Johnson's latest book
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Writer Denis Johnson, whose archive is currently being cataloged at the Ransom Center, is best known for his National Book Award–winning novel Tree of Smoke (2007), Jesus’ Son (1992), and several plays and poetry collections. Farrar, Straus and Giroux recently published Johnson’s novella Train Dreams, which was originally published in a slightly different form in The Paris Review in 2002.
Johnson’s archive contains materials related to the novella, some of which can be seen in the above slideshow.
In honor of the book’s release, the Ransom Center is giving away two copies of the novella. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Johnson” in the subject line by midnight CST tonight to be entered in a drawing for the books.