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General Information

Name:  Devin Johnston  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Born: 1970 in Canton, New York

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Devin Johnston received his Ph. D. in English from the University of Chicago in 1999.

Biographical and Professional Information

His research interests include Contemporary and Modern American literature and Creative Writing in Poetry and Fiction. He has written several works of poetry, and he is currently writing a book of essays on birds, pastoralism, and poverty in modern poetry. Also a former poetry editor for the Chicago Review from 1995-2000, Johnston co-founded, and co-edits, Flood Editions with Michael O’Leary.


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