Residency Dates
  • June 2019 – June 2019
  • November 2017 – November 2017
  • January 2018 – January 2018

Donna M. Johnson is the
author of Holy Ghost Girl, a memoir
critically acclaimed by The New York
Times, O Magazine, Texas Monthly, Beliefnet, NPR’s Interfaith Voices, People

and many other publications and blogs. The book was named twice to the
Oprah.com Memoirs We Love list and was chosen by Publishers Weekly and The
Nervous Breakdown
as a Top 10 pick. Holy Ghost Girl took top honors in the Spirituality category at the
New York Books for a Better Life Awards and won the Mayborn creative Nonfiction

Donna’s work has been
collected in several anthologies, including Beyond
. She has written about faith, family and culture for Psychology Today, Shambhala Sun, Huffington
Post, The Rumpus, the Dallas Morning News
, the Austin American Statesman and
other publications. Donna is a sought-after workshop facilitator and public speaker.
She lives in Austin, Texas. with her husband Kirk Wilson, an award-winning poet
and fiction writer, and their dog Bodhi. She is currently at work on a second