Michael Lee Johnson

1531 West Irving Park Road #212C
Itasca, IL 60143
(630) 467-1330

Author's Bio

About the Poet MICHAEL LEE JOHNSON lived ten years in Canada during the Vietnam era. Today he is a poet, freelance writer, photographer, and small business owner in Itasca, Illinois, who has been published in more than 750 small press magazines in twenty-five countries, he edits seven poetry sites. Michael has released The Lost American: From Exile to Freedom (136 page book), several chapbooks Of his poetry, including From Which Place the Morning Rises and Challenge of Night and Day, and Chicago Poems. He also has over 63 poetry videos on YouTube. Links: http://poetryman.mysite.com/ http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/promomanusa https://www.youtube.com/user/poetrymanusa/videos http://bookstore.iuniverse.com/Products/SKU-000058168/The-Lost-American.aspx http://www.amazon.com/The-Lost-American-Exile-Freedom/dp/0595460917

Publications and Prizes

Cosmopsis Quarterly
(Cosmopsis Books, 2007)
34th Parallel, Apollo's Lyre, Autumn Leaves, Bewildering Stories, Black Biro, Bolts Of Silk, Chantarelle's Notebook, Chantarelle’s Notebook, Expressions Newsletter, Fresh! Literary Magazine, Illogical Muse, ken*again, Languageandculture.net, Listen & Be Heard, Listen & Be Heard Weekly, Miller's Pond, Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal, Official Site of Laura Hird, Orange Room Review, Pens On Fire, Poetic Diversity, Poetica Magazine, Poetry Cemetery, Prose Toad, Sage of Consciousness, Scorched Earth Publishing, The Barfing Frog, The Barfing Frog Press, The Bright Light Multimedia, The Bright Light Café, The Centrifugal Eye, The Flask Review, The Foliate Oak Online Literary Magazine, The Local Writer, The Quirk, Thick With Conviction, Zygote in My Coffee

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Adults, Naturalists/Environmentalists
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South Bend, IN
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Last updated: Jun 10, 2015