Sara Eliza Johnson grew up in Stratford, Connecticut. She is a graduate of Cornell University and received her MFA in poetry from the University of Oregon. Her first book, Bone Map, won the 2013 National Poetry Series and was published by Milkweed Editions in 2014. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Virginia Quarterly […]Read More About
Selected for the 2013 National Poetry Series by Martha Collins, who writes: The territory mapped in this gorgeous book—first a forest with animals, then water and winter ice—is wracked by violence, war, and loss, with the bones and viscera of the living and dead laying claim to our attention. But it is also a […]Read More BONE MAP
7/20: Two new poems appear in Birdfeast 15. 3/20: Vapor, my second book of poetry, is forthcoming from Milkweed Editions in 2020. 2/2020: Hanif Abdurraqib selected “Xenomorph” for Best of the Net 2020. 4/2019: The essay “Xenomorph” is featured at Bright Wall/Dark Room. 4/2019: The essay “Thanatophilia: A Travelogue” appears in AGNI 89. 1/2019: “The […]Read More News & Press
Upcoming Check back later! Selected past appearances: AWP Conference & Bookfair panel: “The Poetics of Oblique Violence.” March 2019. Portland, OR. Cornell University. November 2018. Ithaca, NY. AWP Conference & Bookfair panel: “Reports from the Field.” Tampa, FL. City Arts Reading Series w/ Susannah Nevison. March 2017. Salt Lake City, UT. University of Mary Washington. February […]Read More Events
Selected poems online: Pleiades TriQuarterly Meridian Boston Review Southern Indiana Review Connotation Press: An Online Artifact Vinyl Memorious New England Review Verse Daily Poetry Daily Academy of American Poets Virginia Quarterly Review Blackbird Birdfeast Creative Nonfiction Bright Wall/Dark Room DIAGRAM Interviews: Poets & Writers Magazine 32 Poems Glappitnova American Microreviews & Interviews The California […]Read More Poems, etc.