Nicole Johns

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Twin Cities, MN

Author's Bio

Nicole Johns received her MFA from the University of Minnesota and a BA in English from Penn State-Erie. Her first book, PURGE: REHAB DIARIES (Seal Press, 2009) was nominated for Foreword's Book of the Year and has been described as an "unflinching work rooted in feminist self-reflection." Nicole has also published numerous poems in a variety of literary magazines. She currently teaches English at a Twin Cities college.

Publications & Prizes

Purge: Rehab Diaries (Seal Press, 2009)
Prizes won: 

2nd Place in the ELLIPSIS Poetry Contest

Artist's Grant for residency at the Vermont Studio Center

Eda Kriseova Fellowship to the Prague Summer Program

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Saltsburg, PA
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Last update: Mar 14, 2011