About

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Caroline Johnson has two poetry chapbooks, Where the Street Ends and My Mother’s Artwork, and more than 100 poems in print. A nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, she has won numerous state and national poetry awards, including the 2012 Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Poetry Contest. Her poetry or short stories have appeared in Lunch Ticket, Rambunctious Review, Origins Journal, The Quotable, Encore, and many other journals. She served as president of Poets and Patrons of Chicago for four years and leads poetry workshops for veterans and others in the Chicago area. An English teacher for 20 years, she now works as a community college academic advisor. Her first full-length collection of poems, The Caregiver, is forthcoming from Holy Cow! Press in May 2018. One of her favorite activities in the past was watching James Bond movies with her father.

To see a YouTube video from Caroline’s May 19 Book Release Event where she reads from her new book, click here.

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