Anne E. Johnson - Author

Freelance Writer & Editor

Nonfiction works by Anne E. Johnson


“Women Writers Reach for the Stars.” WomenArts. Scheduled for 2017.


“Creating the Best Plays Possible.” Teaching Theatre Magazine. Scheduled for 2017.


“Concert for America Brings Stellar Benefit to Chicago.” Chicago on the Aisle. March 18, 2017. Read it!


“Exploring Ancient India.” Exploring Ancient Civilizations series, 12-Story Press, 2017.


"11 Magazines that Pay for Short Stories for Teens and/or Children." Freedom with Writing. June 14, 2016. Read it!


"Lawn Awaits - Stars Have Got You Covered: Downbeat is Coming Up at Grant Park Fest." Chicago on the Aisle. June 13, 2016. Read it!


“Tour Stop Ravinia 2016: Stars of Country, Rock, Indie, R&B and Jazz Are Headed This Way.” Chicago on the Aisle. June 11, 2016. Read it!


“Tan Dun’s ‘Water Passion,’ Levine’s Return Highlight Ravinia’s Summer Classical Lineup.” Chicago on the Aisle. June 8, 2016. Read it!


"Singing on a Grave." Sweatpants and Coffee. May 30, 2016. Read it!


"New Orpheus Opera By Anais Mitchell Recasts Legend In American Mold." Classical Voice North America. May 5, 2016. Read it!


"Musical 'We Will Rock You' to Test the Embrace of Queen's Charm." Chicago on the Aisle. Oct. 19, 2013. Read it!


"Utopian Future." Essay for The Oracle Exhibition, "What Is Your Prophecy for the Future." Sept. 12-Oct. 6, 2013, The Wand Gallery, Berlin, Germany.


“A Sailor’s Heart.”  Pink Chameleon Online, No. 11, June, 2010. Read it!


"Not Your Typical Game of Catch.” Stories for Children.  December, 2009, pp. 10-11.


Ten reviews of classical music recordings in Tower Records’ Pulse Magazine. Sept., 1999 – April, 2001.


“A Bit of Bach,” Stagebill, Lincoln Center Mostly Mozart Festival (August, 2000), pp. 9-11, 28-29.


“OK, Everyone in Tune, Whatever That Means,” The New York Times Arts & Leisure, March 14, 1999, pp. 36, 39.


Jazz Tap: From African Drums to American Feet.  Part of the Library of African American Arts and Culture. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, 1999.


“Drawing Sound from the Sights of Medieval Art,” The New York Times Arts & Leisure, August 2, 1998, pp. 27, 30.                          

                            

Program notes for clarinet recital by Richard Stoltzman, Colden Center for the Performing Arts at Queens College, New York, April 26, 1998.


“Is It a New Day, and a New Technology, for the Timeless Passion?” The New York Times Arts & Leisure, April 12, 1998, pp. 33, 35.


“Before the Renaissance, A Renaissance Woman,”  The New York Times Arts & Leisure, September 28, 1997, pp. 27, 34. 


A Student’s Guide to African American Genealogy. Co-authored with Adam Merton Cooper.  Part of the Oryx Family Tree Series. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1996.


A Student’s Guide to British American Genealogy. Part of the Oryx Family Tree Series. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1996.


Four volumes of the Indigenous Peoples of the World Series. Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational Corporation, 1995: Inuit. Volume 3, Karenni. Volume 4, Mentawai. Volume 7, Naga. Volume 9