F. Geoffrey Johnson

Atlanta, GA 30308

Author's Bio

F. Geoffrey Johnson, poet and visual artist has self published two collections of poetry, SMELLS I SEE, 142 pp., 2004 and RESTORATION, 148 pp., 2005. Recently published poetry can be found in African American Review, Volume 46.1 (Spring 2013); Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, Vol. 5, (Aquarius Press, 2011), Java Monkey Speaks: A Poetry Anthology, Vol. 4, (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2011); Encounters: Poems About Race, Ethnicity and Identity (Skinner House Books, 2010); Mythium Literary Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2010); Black Magnolias Literary Journal, Winter (2008 & Fall 2010); KARA WALKER—NO / KARA WALKER—YES / KARA WALKER—? (Midmarch Arts Press, 2009); The Caribbean Writer, International Literary Anthology, Volume 22 (University of the Virgin Islands, 2008); CRUX: A conversation in words and images/South Africa to South USA, Anthology (Fulton County, GA, 2007). “I use visual art as a second language. Together, both mediums complement each other helping me fulfill my purpose as an artist”.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
CRUX: A conversation in words and images, South Africa to South USA
(Fulton County Arts Council, 2007)
, Encounters: Poems about Race, Ethnicity and Identity
(Skinner House Books, 2010)
, Java Monkey Speaks: A Poetry Anthology, Vol. 4
(Poetry Atlanta Press, 2011)
, No More Silent Cries
(SpokenVizions Publishing, 2005)
, The Caribbean Writer
(University of the Virgin Islands, 2008)
Journals: 
African American Review, Black Magnolias, Mythium: The Journal of Contemporary Literature, Neworld, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, Sisters Nineties
Chapbook: 
Brickworks
(The Caversham Press, 2009)
Prizes Won: 
International Residential Fellowship to Caversham Centre for Artists and Writers, Balgowan, South Africa, January-February, 2009.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
St. Louis
Raised in: 
St. Louis, MO
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Last updated: Mar 28, 2016