LACY M. JOHNSON is a Houston-based professor, curator, and activist, and is the author of the essay collection The Reckonings, the memoir The Other Side— both National Book Critics Circle Award finalists—and the memoir Trespasses. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Virginia Quarterly Review, Tin House, Guernica, and elsewhere. She teaches creative nonfiction at Rice University and is the founding director of the Houston Flood Museum.
- pp. 210-211, The Best American Essays 2019.