• Johnston, Joan

    Johnston, Joan

    Joan Johnston was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne where she still lives. Her collections include Orange for the Sun (dog eater 2005) and The Daredevil: Scenes from a Bigamist Marriage and Other Poems (Red Squirrel Press 2011). She was awarded a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2000. She has worked as a writer in prisons, hospitals and schools.

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