Tenea Johnson

Tenea D. Johnson is a multimedia storyteller, musician, editor, arts & empowerment entrepreneur, and award-winning author of numerous short stories and 8 speculative fiction works, including Frequencies, a Fiction Album and Broken Fevers, of which Publisher’s Weekly wrote “the 14 hard-hitting, memorable short stories and prose vignettes in this powerhouse collection … are astounding in their originality” (starred review). Her debut novel Smoketown won the Parallax Award while R/evolution earned an honorable mention that year as well.

When words alone won’t suffice she performs musical prose at venues like The Public Theater, Knitting Factory and literary salons.

Incandescence, her latest project, is a speculative dance film collaboration.

She strives to give audiences what the world sometimes lacks—a sense of wonder and limitless possibility, kinetic evolution and social justice. To see how that’s manifesting these days, stop by her virtual home, teneadjohnson.com.

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