Kase Johnstun
Kase Johnstun

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Kase Johnstun
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Kase Johnstun lives and writes in Ogden, Utah.

His travel writing has appeared in Southwest Magazine, Coldnoon: A Journal of Travel Poetics, and Like the Wind Magazine.

Forthcoming, beginning in December 2017, The Ogden Standard Examiner will publish his bimonthly travel column and blog on their VISUALS page where he will chronicle his travel experiences by blending narrative and research into travel pieces.

He is the author of recently released "Beyond the Grip Craniosynostosis" (McFarland & Co), which has been featured in Pennsylvania Parenting Magazine, Portland Family Magazine, The Ogden Standard Examiner, and many other places, as well as having mentions in the Chicago Tribune and the Seattle Times. It was recently awarded the Gold Quill (First Place) in Creative Nonfiction by the League of Utah Writers for 2015.
His work has been published widely by literary journals and trade magazines, including, but not limited to, Yahoo Parenting, Creative Nonfiction Magazine, Coldnoon: Travel Writing and Traveling Poetics, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
He is the co-editor/author of "Utah Reflections: Stories from the Wasatch Front (The History Press), which was name the Salt Lake Tribunes book of the month for August 2014 and the League of Utah Writers Recommended Read in Nonfiction 2015 (Third Place).
His essay collection "Tortillas for Honkies" was named a finalist for the 2013 Autumn House press Nonfiction Awards (most of the essays in the collection have found homes in places like The Watershed Review, Label Me Latino/a, Prime Number Literary Magazine, and Animal Literary Magazine).
For six years, his work has appeared multiple times in The Good Men Project and The Ogden Standard Examiner.
Forthcoming, his travel writing
In January 2016, he was the artist in residence at JIWAR International Artist Residency in Barcelona, Spain.
Family Travel, Budget Travel, Long-stay Travel, Literary Travel
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My Recent Work

Article 1 - Title:
Homeless in Barcelona
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Coldnoon: International Journal of Travel and Traveling Culture
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Article 2 - Title:
Loaded Questions: On Leaving Tacoma
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Post Defiance
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Article 3 - Title:
Why Don't You Just Have a Drink and Relax
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Nailed Magazine
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Article 4 - Title:
A Sincere Thank You to Taylor Swift from a Nearly 40-Year-Old Man
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Yahoo Parenting
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