Yona Harvey tagged me to do this self-interview.
Amaud Jamaul Johnson is the author of Darktown Follies (forthcoming, Tupelo 2013) and Red Summer (Tupelo 2006), winner of the Dorset Prize. Born and raised in Compton, CA, his honors include a Wallace Stegner fellowship at Stanford, a Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference fellowship, and Cave Canem. His poetry appears in Narrative Magazine, Harvard Review, Anti-, Eleven Eleven, Gulf Coast, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review and elsewhere. He teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (more…)