Meg Johnson

Poet

Author's Bio

Meg Johnson is the author of the books Inappropriate Sleepover (The National Poetry Review Press, 2014) and The Crimes of Clara Turlington (Vine Leaves Press, 2015). Her poetry has appeared in HobartNashville ReviewPainted Bride QuarterlyThe PuritanSugar House ReviewVerse Daily, and others. Her nonfiction has appeared in BUSTThe Good Men ProjectMs. Magazine, and others. Meg started dancing at a young age and worked professionally in the performing arts for many years. She received her MFA from the NEOMFA Program and has taught writing at various colleges. She is the editor of Dressing Room Poetry Journal and has served as an external reviewer for University of Akron Press. She will be the writer-in-residence at Fairhope Center for the Writing Arts in August 2019. 

Publications & Prizes

Books:
The Crimes of Clara Turlington (Vine Leaves Press, 2015)
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Inappropriate Sleepover (National Poetry Review Press, 2014)
Journals:
ALBA
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asinine poetry
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Barely South Review
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Blood Lotus
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Camroc Press Review
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Clutching at Straws
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Counterexample Poetics
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Hobart
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Left Behind
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Nashville Review
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Pacific Coast Journal
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Ping Pong
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Pure Francis
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Radioactive Moat
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rufous city review
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Slurve Magazine
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Smoking Glue Gun
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Softblow
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Sprung Formal
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Stone Highway Review
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The Battered Suitcase
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The East Bay Review
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The Orange Room Review
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Tinderbox Poetry Journal
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Underground Voices
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Vending Machine Press
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Verse Daily
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Wicked Alice
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Word Riot
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WTF PWM
Prizes won: 

2015 Vignette Collection Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Ames
Raised in: 
Ames, IA
Iowa
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Last update: May 01, 2019