Roxane Beth Johnson is the author of one collection of poetry, Jubilee (Anhinga, 2006), which won the 2005 Philip Levine Prize in Poetry. A second collection, Black Crow Dress, is forthcoming from Alice James Books in fall 2012. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, Image, Callaloo, Chelsea, and ZYZZYVA, and elsewhere. She won a 2007 Pushcart Prize and has received scholarships and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Cave Canem, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Vermont Studio Center.
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