Next up in the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series spring 2019 line-up is Caleb Johnson, the author of the novel "TREEBORNE"-- an honorable mention for the 2019 Southern Book Prize. He studied journalism at The University of Alabama and earned an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Wyoming. Prior to joining the faculty at Appalachian State University, Johnson worked as a newspaper reporter, a janitor, a non-profit administrator, a middle-school teacher and a whole-animal butcher, among other jobs. Currently, he lives on a former horse farm with his wife, Irina and their dog, Hugo, while working on his next novel.