Kase Johnstun lives and writes in Ogden, Utah. He is the author of recently released "Beyond the Grip Craniosynostosis" (McFarland and 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, and The Chronicle Review.
He is the co-editor/author of "Utah Reflections: Stories from the Wasatch Front (The History Press), which was name the Salt Lake Tribune's 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).
Most recently, he spent a month at the Jiwar International Artists Residency in Barcelona, Spain as the writer in residence for the month of January 2016