Fiction writer, poet and playwright Denis Johnson gave a reading at Boise State University in October 2015 while he was teaching here for a semester. About 400 people turned out for the event. Johnson died Wednesday from liver cancer, a disease that was diagnosed while he was in Boise.
Fiction writer, poet and playwright Denis Johnson gave a reading at Boise State University in October 2015 while he was teaching here for a semester. About 400 people turned out for the event. Johnson died Wednesday from liver cancer, a disease that was diagnosed while he was in Boise. Eric Torres Garcia Boise State University
Fiction writer, poet and playwright Denis Johnson gave a reading at Boise State University in October 2015 while he was teaching here for a semester. About 400 people turned out for the event. Johnson died Wednesday from liver cancer, a disease that was diagnosed while he was in Boise. Eric Torres Garcia Boise State University

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