Authors & Headliners
Zoë Johnson is a queer transgender non-binary writer living mid-Michigan. They are an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and a current graduate student in the creative writing MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Their fiction has been shortlisted for PRISM International’s 2019 Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction and was a finalist for the 2018 Lascaux Prize in Short Fiction. Their work has been published by Sonora Review, Plentitude Magazine, PULP Literature, and been anthologized in Public Poetry’s 2019 finalists anthology, ENOUGH. Their writing is forthcoming in the Lascaux Prize Vol 6 Anthology and the second edition of Trans Bodies, Trans Selves (Oxford University Press, 2021). When not writing, Zoë spends their time doting on their cat Strawberry, learning and practicing their tribal language of Anishinaabemowin, and getting far too invested in podcasts.