Johnson, Joyce

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Joyce Johnson is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Minor Characters. Her other memoirs include Missing Men and Door Wide Open: A Beat Love Affair in Letters, 1957-1958. She has written three novels, including In the Night Café. Her articles and journalism have appeared in major magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper’s, Vanity Fair, and O magazine.

She is at work on a novel.



The Voice is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack KerouacViking, September 17, 2012 (Non-fiction)

Minor Characters: A Beat Memoir,  Penguin 1999, 2007  (Non-fiction)

Missing Men,  Viking, 2004 (Non-fiction)

Door Wide Open, Viking, 2000 (Non-fiction)

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