Michele Finn Johnson’s creative nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Mid-American Review, Colorado Review, DIAGRAM, Puerto del Sol, Pidgeonholes, Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment, and the anthology “Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America.” Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Necessary Fiction, Bartleby Snopes, The Conium Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Split Lip Magazine, Corium Magazine, and elsewhere.
Michele’s creative nonfiction won an AWP Intro to Journals Project award and her fiction won a Martindale Literary prize. Her work was long-listed for Wigleaf’s Top 50 in 2016 and 2017, was twice nominated for Best of the Net in 2016, and three-times nominated for Best of the Net in 2017. Michele was a finalist for the 2016 SmokeLong Quarterly Kathy Fish Fellowship.
Michele holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a master’s degree in environmental engineering, both from Villanova University. She founded her environmental strategies consulting practice, Artemis, in 2002. Michele is a member of the Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, Colorado.
Originally from Philadelphia, Michele now lives in Tucson with her husband, Karl. She is working on a collection of creative non-fiction focused on her 30+ years of work in environmental cleanups, as well as family, place, and love. She tweets at @m_finn_johnson.
Photo: Cat Hope Photography
© Michele Finn Johnson 2017