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Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson was born and raised near the brackish Chesapeake Bay but now calls the Bay Area waters home. Johnson received his BA in English from Morgan State University and his MFA from the California College of the Arts. His work has been featured on the radio shows such as KPFA’s Rude Awakening, and has appeared in The Cincinnati Review, Black Renaissance Noire, Conversations at the Wartime Cafe, Eleven Eleven, Brilliant Corners and other fine journals. His first book of poems, music for mussolini (2016 Nomadic Press), was a finalist for the CLMP Firecracker Award. He lives and works in San Francisco.

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