Jerry Johnston, author of the novel "John," which won the 1987 Utah Arts Council writing competition, will speak June 14 to the Salt Lake chapter of the League of Utah Writers.

Johnston, who is a staff writer and columnist for the Deseret News, will speak about writing feature articles.The program will be held in the Salt Lake Public Library, 209 E. Fifth South, starting at 6:45 p.m. League meetings are free and open to anyone interested in writing.