Jacqueline Johnson is a multidisciplinary artist who works in poetry and fiction as well as fiber arts. She is the author of A Woman’s Season (Main Street Rag, 2015) and A Gathering of Mother Tongues, winner of the Third Annual White Pine Press Poetry Prize. A Cave Canem fellow and recipient of awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Middle Atlantic Writers Association, Johnson has taught poetry at Pine Manor College, the City University of New York, Poets House, Very Special Arts, Imani House, the Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center and African Voices. Her writing has recently been published in volumes including Revise the Psalm: Work Celebrating the Writing of Gwendolyn Brooks and Speculating Futures: Black Imagination and the Arts. “Somekindaway” appears in the Brooklyn Poets Anthology, released last spring.