L. A. Johnson is from California. 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 the author of the chapbook Little Climates, forthcoming from Bull City Press in late 2017. She's received fellowships and scholarships from the Vermont Studio Center and Sewanee Writers' Conference. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in The American Poetry Review, Alaska Quarterly ReviewThe Iowa ReviewNarrative Magazine, The Southern Review, and other journals.  

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