Allison Johnson is a novelist, nonfiction author, short story writer, and essayist.
Her novel, The Way Home, (Five Star), set in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley, is the story of a woman forced to confront her broken relationship with her aging father.
Johnson co-authored Your Self-Confident Baby (John Wiley & Sons) with Magda Gerber, founder of Resources for Infant Educarers. Your Self-Confident Baby has been translated into German, Spanish, and Czech, and was featured in O: The Oprah Magazine.
Johnson has published essays in The Los Angeles Times , Los Angeles Times Magazine , and Orange Coast magazine. She is a contributor to desertusa.com and to the anthology Cup of Comfort for Cat Lovers.
A selection of Allison Johnson's short stories were performed at the New Short Fiction Series in Los Angeles and at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, California. Her short story, "The Winter Season," placed her as a finalist for the Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award. Her poetry has appeared in ONTHEBUS and in Phantom Seed, a literary journal of the desert.
She is a member of the Authors Guild.