September 5, 2016

10 Line Bio

Tom Johnson Selfie
I grew up in Chicago.

I studied fiction in the University of Iowa Undergraduate Fiction Workshop.

I moved to Scotland to be a poet, and discovered that poetry is not the highest and best use of my abilities.

I worked as a journalist in Los Angeles, specializing in popular culture and urban policy.

I have conducted research in the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and other major records repositories.

I developed “product for syndication” at 20th Century Fox in Hollywood.

I’ve written or co-written dozens of television documentaries.

I’ve been involved in the launch of five start-ups.

I hold an advanced certification from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust in London.

I am currently training to walk the Camino de Santiago across northern Spain.