Russell W. Johnson fiction writer
Russell W. Johnson
 fiction writer
Russell W. Johnson is a fiction writer and North Carolina attorney. His debut story, "Chung Ling Soo's Greatest Trick," was published by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine in January 2015 and recently won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award for best short story by a new author. The award will be presented at the Edgar Awards in New York City in April 2016.
Russell W. Johnson Award
Winner of Robert L. Fish Memorial Award
"Chung Ling Soo's Greatest Trick," featured in the January 2015 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine , wins the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award  for the best short story by a new author. The award will be presented at the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Awards in New York City on April 28, 2016. See Russell's acceptance speech .
Publication in Thuglit
Russell W. Johnson's story, " Her Brother's Keeper ," can be found in Issue 20 of the excellent crime fiction magazine, Thuglit , available at Amazon .
Flash Fiction Published in Outta The Gutter Online
"Watch Yo Teef", a flash fiction story by Russell W. Johnson, was published in Out Of The Gutter Online , February 2016.