Johannes Lichtman

Writer Johannes Lichtman was born in Stockholm and raised in California. His debut novel, “Such Good Work,” was chosen as a "5 Under 35" honoree by the National Book Foundation in 2019. His work has also been published in Tin House, The Sun, Travel + Leisure, Los Angeles Review of Books, Oxford American, LitHub, and elsewhere. He lives in Washington, D.C., and is currently working on his second novel, "Calling Ukraine" (Scribner, 2023).

• Received a master's degree in fiction from the University of North Carolina Wilmington
• Received a master's degree in literature, culture, and media from Lund University
• Chosen as a "5 Under 35" honoree by the National Book Foundation for his debut novel, “Such Good Work” (Simon & Schuster, 2019)

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