Fiction writer performs for council

Will Johnson read from his novel 'Animals Don't Have Souls.'

From left: writer Will Johnson

Nelson fiction writer and Star reporter Will Johnson read from his short story “Animals Don’t Have Souls”, which is an excerpt from his forthcoming novel This is How You Talk to Strangers, for city council on Monday night. At its monthly committee of the whole meeting, council always opens with a short cultural presentation by a Nelson artist. Past presenters have included writers, singers, musicians, actors, dancers and craftspeople.

Johnson was recently named to the city’s cultural development committee.

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