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Question 1: Johnson is twice divorced and lives with his third wife, Cindy Lee, in ________ and Idaho.

Question 2: In 1981, he won the ________, for The Incognito Lounge: And Other Poems.
Louise GlückDonald HallAmerican poetryNational Poetry Series

Question 3: In 2002, Johnson won the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction from ________ for Train Dreams.
The Paris ReviewPloughsharesZoetrope: All-StoryThe New Yorker

Question 4: Johnson's plays have been produced in San Francisco, ________, New York, and Seattle.
ChicagoBlue Island, IllinoisBurr Ridge, IllinoisElmhurst, Illinois

Question 5: In 2007, Johnson published Tree of Smoke, his first full-length novel in nine years, which won a National Book Award and was a ________ finalist.
Pulitzer Prize for FictionPulitzer Prize1999 Pulitzer Prize1985 Pulitzer Prize

Question 6: He is the Resident Playwright of Campo Santo, the resident theater company at Intersection for the Arts in ________.
Los AngelesSan FranciscoOakland, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 7: In 2006-2007, Johnson held the Mitte Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State University in San Marcos, ________.
TexasIllinoisOklahomaUnited States

Question 8: [3][4] Johnson has three children, two of whom he ________; in October, 1997 he wrote an article for in defense of homeschooling.
Homeschool cooperativeAlternative educationHomeschoolingUnschooling

Question 9: Johnson holds an MFA degree from the Iowa Writers' Workshop ________, where he has also returned to teach.
Northwestern UniversityIowa State UniversityUniversity of MinnesotaUniversity of Iowa

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