Jacqueline Johnson is a multi-disciplined artist creating in both poetry, fiction writing and fiber arts. She is the author of A Woman's Season (Main Street Rag Press, 2015) and A Gathering of Mother Tongues (White Pine Press, 1998), winner of the Third Annual White Pine Press Poetry Award. Her work has appeared in: Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era (Routledge, 2020), Callaloo, Obsidian, The Slow Down (American Public Media, October 16, 2019), and Pank: Health and Healing Folio (2019). Recent publications include: Show Us Your Papers (Main Street Rag), The Langston Hughes Review, and Zora’s Den. Works in progress include: This America (poetry) and How to Stop a Hurricane (a collection of short stories). She is a graduate of New York University and the City University of New York. A native of Philadelphia, she resides in Brooklyn, New York.