L. A. Johnson is from California. She is the author of the chapbook Little Climates (Bull City Press). She received her MFA from Columbia University and is currently pursuing her PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Southern California, where she is a Provost’s Fellow. She is a recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship to Sewanee Writers' Conference, the Under 30 Scholarship to Mendocino Coast Writers' Conference, a Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, and she was named on Narrative Magazine's list of 30 Below 30. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly ReviewThe American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Southern Review, TriQuarterly, and other journals.  

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