Read, watch, and listen to lectures and talks by Fenton Johnson here:

The Art of Healing (revised); On Solitaries and Solitude

Lecture at State University of New York -Stonybrook Manhattan campus, followed by on-stage interview by Daniel Menaker, former fiction editor of the New Yorker and former editor-in-chief of Random House.


The Art of Healing
A talk delivered at the Associated Writing Programs  2013 Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Research and Memoir
A talk delivered at the Associated Writing Programs  2012 Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

An Intimate Encounter with the Heart:¬† A Physician’s Engagement with Suffering, Loss, and the Taking of Life
Medical Humanities Lecture, University of Arizona College of Medicine, January 25, 2012

The Lion and the Lamb, or the Facts and the Truth
Keynote Address, Who’s Got Story? Memoir as History / History as Memoir, University of Minnesota Weisman Museum of Art, November 28, 2006

Taxing the Imagination: Creating Characters of Persuasions Other than Your Own
Delivered at the Tucson Festival of Books, March 2010

Writing as an Act of Faith
Delivered at the Annual Conference of the National Society for Newspaper Columnists, June 20, 2003

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