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Maisha Johnson

Maisha Z. Johnson is an award-winning writer, editor, and digital strategist who writes and works where the arts meet social change and digital media. Her work has been featured on and cited by the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, BBC, Teen Vogue, Salon, Bustle, The Katie Speak Show, ATTN, and more, and she’s become one of the web’s leading experts on cultural appropriation. In addition to her digital media work and activism, Maisha is a creative writer who studied her craft at San Francisco State University, and went on to earn an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University. Her poetry has been published in numerous journals, nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize, and won competitions including Literary Death Match, The Lit Slam, and Portuguese Artist Colony. Maisha is author of a full-length poetry collection, No Parachutes to Carry Me Home (from Punk Hostage Press), as well as three poetry chapbooks.

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