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Lacy Johnson

Lacy M. Johnson is a Houston-based artist, curator, professor, and activist. Her memoir, “The Other Side,” was a 2014 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Edgar Award in Best Fact Crime. Her writing has appeared in publications Guernica, The Los Angeles Times, Tin House, TriQuarterly, and more. She teaches creative nonfiction at Rice University. Her new book of essays, “The Reckonings,” came out last year.

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