Meet The Author: George M Johnson

George M. Johnson is an award winning Black non-binary writer, author, and activist based in the New York City area and the author of memoirs We Are Not Broken and All Boys Aren't Blue. They have written on race, gender, sex, and culture for Essence, the Advocate, BuzzFeed News, Teen Vogue, and more than forty other national publications. They invite you to visit them online at and on Twitter @IamGMJohnson. 

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“This is lush, luxurious art doing hard, messy heart work.” —Kiese Laymon, award-winning author of Long Division

Striking and joyful, this second memoir from George M. Johnson celebrates family and friendships….This book is love!” —Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Speak and Shout


“A deeply impactful account of intergenerational love that reveals the power of accepting young people exactly as they are while encouraging them to be ever more themselves.” —Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin


Intimate. Revelatory. Powerful. A must-read journey.” —Mark Oshiro, award-winning author of Anger Is a Gift


"Love — deep, soulful, clarifying love — shines in George M. Johnson's writing like sunlight passing through a church's stained glass windows. Their storytelling and the mission that propels the telling is always right on time. " —Saeed Jones, award-winning author of How We Fight for Our Lives


“A beautiful book that will take up a honey-sweet and sun-warmed residence in my soul for a long time to come. We Are Not Broken shares stories about how love, care, and the freedom to be soft and vulnerable can be not only healing but life-changing.” —Aiden Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of Cemetery Boys

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