Swarstad Johnson


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About Me

Julie Swarstad Johnson is the author of Pennsylvania Furnace (2019), editor's choice selection for the Unicorn Press first book series. Her chapbook Orchard Light is just out from Seven Kitchens Press in May 2020. She has served as Artist in Residence at Gettysburg National Military Park, and she is co-editor of Beyond Earth's Edge: The Poetry of Spaceflight (University of Arizona Press). She lives in Tucson and works at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. 

Listen to interviews with The Seminary Explores and Big Blend Radio. Or read interviews with Under a Warm Green Linden and the Gettysburg Foundation. Or, download a media kit.



Unicorn Press, 2019

Seven Kitchens Press, 2020

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The University of Arizona Press, 2020



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