Michele Finn Johnson’s creative nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Mid-American Review, Colorado Review, DIAGRAM, Booth, Puerto del Sol, Pidgeonholes, Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment, The Ilanot Review, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Barrelhouse, Necessary Fiction, The Adroit Journal, Bartleby Snopes, The Conium Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Split Lip Magazine, Corium Magazine, matchbook, and elsewhere.
Michele’s flash fiction, Santo Spirito, 1577, was recently selected for Best Short Fiction 2019. Her creative nonfiction won an AWP Intro to Journals Project award and her fiction has received two nominations for a Pushcart Prize. Her work was long-listed for Wigleaf’s Top 50 in 2016 and 2017, nominated for Best of the Net in 2016 and 2017, and nominated for Best Small Fictions and Best Microfiction in 2018. Michele currently serves as the Assistant Fiction Editor at Split Lip Magazine.
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
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