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In Conversation with Nancy Johnson

October 17, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CDT

Join the Fox Cities Book Festival in conversation with author, Nancy Johnson. Learn about the inspiration for her debut novel, The Kindest Lie, how themes of the book are relevant today, and more during the event. The Kindest Lie has been reviewed by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times, and is featured on Entertainment Weekly’s Must List. It was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection and has been named one of the most anticipated books of 2021 by Newsweek, O, the Oprah Magazine, Shondaland, NBC News, Marie Claire, ELLE, The Chicago Tribune, The New York Post, Good Housekeeping, Parade, Refinery29, and more. Booksellers nationwide selected her novel as an Indie Next pick and librarians chose it for LibraryReads. Nancy’s work has been published in Real Simple and O, The Oprah Magazine, and has received support from the Hurston/Wright Foundation, Tin House, and Kimbilio Fiction.

Register for the live virtual event through Zoom HERE! The event will be livestreamed to the Fox Cities Book Festival’s Facebook page and a recording will be available to watch after.


October 17, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm