Nadine Kenney Johnstone - General Information

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General Information

Name: Nadine Kenney Johnstone

Pen Name: None


Born: in




Illinois Connection

Johnstone lives near Chicago and teaches English at Loyola University. She received her B.S. in English from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and received her MFA from Columbia College in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

At twenty-two, Chicagoan Nadine Kenney Johnstone is thrilled to meet her future husband, Jamie, while vacationing in Florida. After a whirlwind, long-distance romance, Nadine leaves her friends, family, and city to join Jamie in suburban Massachusetts. Once married, they begin trying for a baby without knowing how hard that road will become. Of This Much I'm Sure: A Memoir is the story of Nadine's quest to become a mother and the healing power of hope.

Her work has been featured in Chicago magazine, The Moth, PANK, and various anthologies, including The Magic of Memoir.

Published Works

Of This Much I'm Sure: A Memoir, She Writes Press, 2017

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

She presents at writing conferences internationally.

External Links

Nadine Kenney Johnstone on WorldCat


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