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Johanna Stoberock

About Johanna Stoberock

Johanna Stoberock is the author of the novels Pigs (Red Hen Press) and City of Ghosts (W.W. Norton). Her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Better: Culture & Lit, Lit Hub, Volume One Brooklyn, The Chicago Review of Books, and the 2014 Best of the Net Anthology. 2019 Artist Trust/Gar LaSalle Storyteller Award recipient, 2016 runner up for the Italo Calvino Prize, 2012 Jack Straw Fellow, and 2013 Artist Trust GAP awardee, Johanna has received residencies from the Corporation of Yaddo, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Millay Colony. She lives in Walla Walla, Washington with her husband and two children.

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Pigs: A Circular Economy
Johanna Stoberock

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 12:00pm
Location: Zoom
Type & Genre: Panel, Reading; Fiction, Speculative Fiction

Join visionary author Johanna Stoberock for an exploration of her new work, Pigs, and consider how a circular economy could prevent Stoberock’s unsettling allegory from becoming reality. Stoberock’s new novel examines the human and systemic consequences of our current take-make-waste system, revealing the often overlooked and unforeseen costs to the planet, economies and, especially, people.