New Mudlark: Peter Johnson

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 147 (2017)

from Old Man Howling at the Moon:
A Book of Complaints by Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson’s forthcoming book of prose poems is Old Man Howling at the Moon: A Book of Complaints (MadHat Press). His second book of prose poems, Miracles & Mortifications, received the James Laughlin Award from The Academy of American Poets, and his most recent book of prose poems is Rants and Raves: New and Selected Prose Poems (White Pine Press.) He is the founder and editor of The Prose Poem: An International Journal (which he’s planning to resurrect in the fall of 2018). Past issues can be found at His fiction and prose poetry have been published in various magazines, including TriQuarterly, Epoch, APR, Beloit Fiction Journal, Field, Boulevard, Iowa Review, Indiana Review, Colorado Review, Quarterly West, Denver Quarterly, and Ploughshares. His work has received creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Rhode Island Council on the Arts, along with a “Best Book of 2012″ citation by Kirkus Reviews.

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