Jenny Johnson reads her poems “Ladies’ Arm Wrestling Match at the Blue Moon Diner” and “Late Bloom,” both published in In Full Velvet (Sarabande Books, 2017), at the 2017 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Her work appeared in NER 34.3-4.
Johnson is the recipient of a 2015 Whiting Award and a 2016–17 Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University. Her poems have appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly, Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, and elsewhere. She is a Contributing Editor at Waxwing Literary Journal and teaches at the University of Pittsburgh and at the Rainier Writing Workshop, Pacific Lutheran University’s low-residency MFA program.
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