T. Geronimo Johnson

Visiting Assistant Professor


T. Geronimo Johnson is the author of the novel, Hold It 'Til It Hurts, which was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and Welcome to Braggsville, published by Willliam Morrow in February 2015.

He received his MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and has taught writing and held fellowships—including a Stegner Fellowship and an Iowa Arts Fellowship—at ASU, Iowa, Berkeley, and Stanford. He is the founding director of the U.C. Berkeley Summer Creative Writing Program.

Research areas
  • Fiction
Portrait of T. Geronimo Johnson