blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2015  Vol. 14 No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Vanessa Couto Johnson

Vanessa Couto Johnson’s second chapbook will be rotoscoping collage in Cork City (dancing girl press, 2016). Her first chapbook, Life of Francis, was the winner of Gambling the Aisle’s 2014 Chapbook Contest. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in cream city review, Deluge, Cheat River Review, The Destroyer, and elsewhere. Her manuscript “Pungent dins concentric” was named a finalist for the 2015 Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry. She teaches at Texas State University in San Marcos, where she earned her MFA.  end

Photo by Yone Johnson, 28 July 2014