Live from Prairie Lights | Kimberly Johnson

Oct 13, 2022

07:00 PM

Prairie Lights Books,

15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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Kimberly Johnson

Please join us for a reading and conversation with Kimberly Johnson in celebration of the release of her book Fatal. She will also read from Still Life, a book of poetry by her late husband, Jay Hopler.

Kimberly Johnson is a poet, translator, and literary critic. Her poetry, translations, and scholarly essays have appeared widely in publications including The New YorkerSlateThe Iowa Review, Milton Quarterly, and Modern Philology. Recipient of grants and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Utah Arts Council, and the Mellon Foundation, Johnson holds an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and a Ph.D. in Renaissance Literature from the University of California at Berkeley. Kimberly Johnson lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

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