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Will Johnson

Will Johnson is a writer, journalist and photographer form Vancouver, BC. His creative work has appeared in The Fiddlehead, Prairie Fire, OCW Magazine, This Side of West, Island Writer, Burner Mag, Dragnet and Pearls. His award-winning essay "My Little Sister" appeared in the anthology Somebody's Child. Follow him on Twitter @Goodwilljohnson

Author opens up about social work, meeting the mayor and the literary life

Vancouver author Michael Christie talks about his social work experiences and on meeting Mayor Gregor Robertson to accept his book prize.