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Jenny Johnson

CL 501-L


Jenny Johnson teaches in the Writing program and serves as a faculty consultant in the Writing Center.  Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry 2012Beloit Poetry Journal, The Collagist, The Southern Review, Blackbird, and Best New Poets 2008. She was the recipient of the 2011 Chad Walsh Poetry Prize for her poem “Aria.”  After earning a Master of Teaching degree from the University of Virginia, Jenny taught public school for several years in the Bay Area, and she spent ten summers on the staff of the University of Virginia Young Writer’s Workshop. She earned her MFA in Poetry from Warren Wilson College's MFA Program for Writers. At the University of PIttsburgh, Jenny has taught Introduction to Creative Writing and Seminar in Composition: Gender Studies


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