Judy Johnson

Judy Johnson

Biography

Judy Johnson has published six poetry collections and several chapbooks. Her prizes include the Victorian Premier’s Award, the Wesley Michel Wright Prize (twice) and her work as been shortlisted in the WA Premier’s Award. Her verse novel ‘Jack’ was on the Sydney and Melbourne University syllabus. She is one of four editors of a landmark 25-year retrospective anthology of Australian verse, Contemporary Australian Poetry. Her new book, Dark Convicts, is a poetic exploration of her two First Fleet ancestors, who were African-American ex-slaves.

All sessions by Judy Johnson

BOOK LAUNCH: Brew: 30 Years of Poetry at the Pub

07 Apr 2018
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hunter Room, City Hall

Women of Words

08 Apr 2018
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Press Book House

Beyond the Capitals: The Voice of Regional Poetry

07 Apr 2018
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hunter Room, City Hall