Wayne Johns

Poetry Editor

Wayne Johns received the Rane Arroyo chapbook prize for The Exclusion Zone and the Frank O’Hara chapbook award for An Invisible Veil Between Us. His first book, Antipsalm (Unicorn Press) received Honorable Mention for the 2019 Brockman-Campbell Award for best book by a North Carolina poet. His poems have appeared in Best New Poets, New England Review, Ploughshares, Image, and Prairie Schooner, among others. A former Lambda Literary Fellow in fiction, he has a short story in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina (UNC Press, 2019). wayne-johns.com