Author of Miss Alphie's Secret
Johnson, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of social
work at Millersville University.
A native of Tennessee, DJ (as
his friends call him) is an
avid reader. He writes non-fiction
in the public policy arena, and
is co-author of a forthcoming
text on social welfare policy to
be released in Fall, 2011.
is DJ's debut novel. He wrote the first draft of it while
on spring break during the time
he was writing his
dissertation. When asked by
friends and family members
who had read Miss Alphie's
Secret about the identities of
the characters, DJ responded that
"all of the characters
are, in some way, me."
is an alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin, and
avid Longhorn football fan! (Hook 'em Horns!) He earned
Masters of Social Work from The University of Southern
is already busy on the sequel to Miss Alphie's Secret, a
set primarily in Paris and the surrounding French
The sequel, titled Omega Burning, is scheduled
be completed and released in late 2011. Sign up at the
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Burning is published.
has three younger brothers, five nieces, and four
He lives in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch
with his loyal companion Dr. Nicodemus,
as young Charlie Nutterman's dog—and faithful
Miss Alphie's Secret.
Here for an Excerpt from Miss Alphie's Secret