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Emily Johnston

Emily Johnston

Emily Johnston is a Seattle poet, essayist and activist, published also in Slate, Crosscut, The Oregonian and elsewhere. Her first book of poetry, Her Animals, came out in September 2015 from Hummingbird Press, and was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. In October 2016, she was part of the #ShutItDown action. Follow her on Twitter: @enjohnston.
 

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Emily Johnston

Emily Johnston

Emily Johnston is a Seattle poet, essayist and activist, published also in Slate, Crosscut, The Oregonian and elsewhere. Her first book of poetry, Her Animals, came out in September 2015 from Hummingbird Press, and was a finalist for the Washington State Book Award. In October 2016, she was part of the #ShutItDown action. Follow her on Twitter: @enjohnston.