Stanford scholar Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer Prize in fiction

Associate Professor of English Adam Johnson is honored for his best-selling novel, The Orphan Master's Son.

Adam Johnson, an associate professor of English at Stanford, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Orphan Master’s Son, his novel set in North Korea. The Pulitzer committee called the book “an exquisitely crafted novel that carries the reader on an adventuresome journey into the depths of totalitarian North Korea and into the most intimate…

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