Devin Johnston

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General Information

Name: Devin Johnston

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

Born: 1970 in Canton, New York

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

Creaturely and Other Essays, Turtle Point Press, 2009

Sources, Turtle Point Press, 2008

Telepathy , Paper Bark Press, 2002

Precipitations: Contemporary American Poetry as Occult Practice, Wesleyan, 2002

Aversions, Omnidawn Publishing, 2004

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Creaturely and Other Essays

ISBN: 1933527226
Release Date: 2009-09-01

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ISBN: 1933527161
Release Date: 2008-09-01

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ISBN: 1877004863
Release Date: 2002-04-15

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Precipitations: Contemporary American Poetry as Occult Practice

ISBN: 0819565628
Release Date: 2002-06-24

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ISBN: 1890650161
Release Date: 2004-06-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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