Johannes Lichtman

Honoree, 2019 5 Under 35

Johannes Lichtman was born in Stockholm and raised in California. He holds an MFA in fiction from University of North Carolina Wilmington and an MA in literature, culture, and media from Lund University.
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Such Good Work

ISBN 9781501195648 Simon & Schuster

Jonas Anderson wants a fresh start.He’s made plenty of bad decisions in his life, but he’s sure a move to Sweden, the country of his mother’s birth, will be just the thing to kick-start a new and improved—and newly sober—Jonas. More about this book >

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Johannes Lichtman

Johannes Lichtman was born in Stockholm and raised in California. He holds an MFA in fiction from University of North Carolina Wilmington and an MA in literature, culture, and media from Lund University. His work has appeared in The Sun, Tin HouseThe Los Angeles Review of Books, Oxford American, and elsewhere. He lives in Portland. Such Good Work is his first novel.

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