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educator , poet

Brian Curtis Johnson, American poet, educator. Recipient prize Academy American Poets, 1992, Connecticut Commission on Arts, 2001. Contributor poems to various literature publications; Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, American Academy Poets.

Background

Johnson, Brian Curtis was born on September 16, 1960 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States. Son of Keith Ashley and Diane (Cassone) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor in English with highest honors, University California, Berkeley, 1983. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Brown University, 1993.

Career

Assistant editor The Prose Poem: An International Journal, Providence, since 1995. Visiting lecturer Brown University, Providence, 1994, Yale University, New Haven, 1997-1998. Adjunct professor Providence College, 1995-1996.

Assistant professor Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Self-Portrait, 2000.

Membership

Contributor poems to various literature publications. Member Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, American Academy Poets.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, history of religions.

Connections

father:
Keith Ashley Johnson

mother:
Diane (Cassone) Johnson