Jacqueline Johnson

Jacqueline Johnson is a multi-disciplined artist creating in both writing and fiber arts. She is the author of two books of poetry: A Gathering of Mother Tongues (White Pine Press, 1998), winner of the Third Annual White Pine Press Poetry Award and A Woman’s Season, (Main Street Rag, 2015).  

Her art quilts can be found in Textural Rhythms: Quilting the Jazz Tradition.

She is a graduate of New York University and the City University of New York. Her work has appeared in Fifth Wednesday, Callaloo, Renaissance Noir, Tidal Basin Review and The Wide Shore.

Ms. Johnson has received fellowships from the New York Foundation of the Arts, the Mid Atlantic Writers Association’s Creative Writing Award in Poetry and McDowell Colony for the Arts. She is a Cave Canem fellow. A native of Philadelphia, PA., she resides in Brooklyn, New York.