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Be Yourself at Vine Leaves Press: Read 'The Crimes of Clara Turlington' by Meg Johnson

Reading tastes a little different than the norm? Here at Vine Leaves Press, we publish book-length vignette collections, writing reference books, shor
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Meg Johnson: Poetry in Sprung Formal

Meg Johnson: Poetry in Sprung Formal | poetry | Scoop.it
I have a poem in the new issue of Sprung Formal: The Kansas City Art Institute's Literary Journal . Issue XIII is really fun, and even ha
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WEEKLY WRITING ROUND-UP: OCTOBER 27, 2017

WEEKLY WRITING ROUND-UP: OCTOBER 27, 2017 | poetry | Scoop.it
This week I felt proud to be an alumni of SUNY Geneseo upon seeing the prompt and fierce student organizing taking place following an instance of transphobia in a Sociology professor's lecture. These students' organizing, which includes a drive to implement mandatory safe zone training, has already been featured in Teen Vogue and they are…
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Someday I’ll Love Meg Johnson and other poems by Meg Johnson

Someday I’ll Love Meg Johnson and other poems by Meg Johnson | poetry | Scoop.it
Even though she is a biological woman who wants to be a drag queen. Even though I read her diary and she confessed ..............Sometimes all you can do is laugh at someone's ugly baby. And ...............I held my warm heart in my hands, surprised how easily I could function without it. And of course ...............I…
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Meg Johnson is the author of the full length poetry collection Inappropriate Sleepover (The National Poetry Review Press, 2014). Her second book, The Crimes of Clara Turlington, won the 2015 Vignette Collection Award and was recently published by Vine Leaves Press. Meg's poems have appeared in Hobart, Nashville Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Puritan, Sugar House Review, Verse Daily, and others. Her nonfiction has appeared in BUST, Ms. Magazine, The Good Men Project, and Bustle. She received her MFA in creative writing from the NEOMFA Program and is the editor of Dressing Room Poetry Journal. Visit her at: www.megjohnson.org Read Meg's poem at - https://vendingmachinepress.com Twitter - http://twitter.com/veryfinewriting Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/veryfinewriting Tumblr - http://veryfinewriting.tumblr.com/
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Tight & other poems by Meg Johnson

Meg Johnson is the author of the full length poetry collection Inappropriate Sleepover (The National Poetry Review Press, 2014). Her second book, The Crime
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Nonfiction in Bustle, Reading at Beaverdale Books, and JT LeRoy Madness

Nonfiction in Bustle, Reading at Beaverdale Books, and JT LeRoy Madness | poetry | Scoop.it
This weekend I watched two documentaries about JT LeRoy. When I was growing up, I didn't hear about "his" breakout as a literary star so
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Pushcart Nomination, New Issue of Dressing Room, Etc.

Pushcart Nomination, New Issue of Dressing Room, Etc. | poetry | Scoop.it
I haven't blogged in over a month. The aftermath of the election has really been on my mind. I try to keep this blog mostly focused on th
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Nonfiction Forthcoming in Bustle (& Other Projects)

Nonfiction Forthcoming in Bustle (& Other Projects) | poetry | Scoop.it
I have new nonfiction forthcoming in Bustle . I'll let you know when it comes out! Writing nonfiction is sort of addicting. Last week
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The Single Woman with Guillain-Barré -

The Single Woman with Guillain-Barré - | poetry | Scoop.it
I was hospitalized with a serious disease, but apparently, I had bigger problems.
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Verse Daily: About The Crimes of Clara Turlington by Meg Johnson

Verse Daily: About The Crimes of Clara Turlington by Meg Johnson | poetry | Scoop.it
Verse Daily, a quality online web anthology of poetry. A poem a day, along with our complete archives, and poem selections from the web.
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20 Points: Meg Johnson's The Crimes of Clara Turlington - Queen Mob's Tea House

20 Points: Meg Johnson's The Crimes of Clara Turlington - Queen Mob's Tea House | poetry | Scoop.it
Nate Logan reviews Meg Johnson's book of poems 'The Crimes of Clara Turlington' (Vine Leaves Press, 2015).
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MEG JOHNSON (poet) - WikiVidi Documentary

Meg Johnson is an American poet and lecturer. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary magazines, including Midwestern Gothic, Slipstream Magazine, Wor
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INTERVIEW WITH MEG JOHNSON

INTERVIEW WITH MEG JOHNSON | poetry | Scoop.it
What was your early life like? Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Ames, Iowa. Dance and books... Both were important to me from a young age. I had a lock on my bedroom door from the time I was six years old. Having my own space was very important to…
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Guest Post, Meg Johnson: When in Doubt, Put on More Makeup: A Brief Autobiography in Cosmetics

Guest Post, Meg Johnson: When in Doubt, Put on More Makeup: A Brief Autobiography in Cosmetics | poetry | Scoop.it
When in Doubt, Put on More Makeup: A Brief Autobiography in Cosmetics If I had lived during the Victorian era, I definitely would have ended up with lead poisoning from piling on the period'
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Issue 10: The Story of Menstruation

Issue 10: The Story of Menstruation | poetry | Scoop.it
   1 Have period sex and you’ll likely conceive a monster. You cannot properly churn butter that time of the month. You must stay in a hut, you must curtsey with your back toward the sun
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Stephanie Kaylor | Review of The Crimes of Clara Turlington by Meg Johnson | Glass: A Journal of Poetry

Stephanie Kaylor | Review of The Crimes of Clara Turlington by Meg Johnson | Glass: A Journal of Poetry | poetry | Scoop.it
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Why Fashion Loves Leotards, Cropped Sweaters, and Leg Warmers

Why Fashion Loves Leotards, Cropped Sweaters, and Leg Warmers | poetry | Scoop.it
From leg warmers to leotards, ballerinas are always in style.
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Tight and other poems by Meg Johnson

Tight and other poems by Meg Johnson | poetry | Scoop.it
I was not a child of product demonstrations. I would tie myself up in string. Each tug a prayer to be rescued from the midwest. I also wanted to be a villain, but no one knew this. Shy children have the most potential for danger. I wanted a strapless top. I wanted a new name.…
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Romance Between People With Illnesses Isn't Some 'The Fault In Our Stars' Tragedy

Romance Between People With Illnesses Isn't Some 'The Fault In Our Stars' Tragedy | poetry | Scoop.it
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have a crush on a guy who has cancer. Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Cancer is only one
small part of who he is; obviously, people are much more than an illness they
have. But he’s going to have a stem cell transplant, and that has a possibly
lengthy recovery
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My Sister the Cockatoo

My Sister the Cockatoo | poetry | Scoop.it
Iowa Bird of Mouth is a yearlong, online crowdsourced poetry project created by Jennifer L. Knox honoring a different Iowa bird each month. (You can add to this month’s open source poem here!…
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Betty White

Betty White | poetry | Scoop.it
Betty White, can I cry on your shoulder?   My breasts are like mood rings, they already understand.   I want to wear a mood ring as an adult and not feel ashamed.   I want a thick fr…
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