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Heather Taylor Johnson

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Heather Taylor Johnson is a novelist and poet who lives in Adelaide. She is the author of Pursuing Love and Death (Fourth Estate, 2013) and Jean Harley Was Here, which will be published by UQP in early 2017. She has also written three books of poetry: Thirsting for Lemonade (IP, 2013), Letters to my Lover from a Small Mountain Town (IP, 2012) and Exit Wounds (Picaro Press, 2007). She is the poetry editor for Transnational Literature and was the inaugural poetry editor for Wet Ink magazine (2005-2012). She has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide and has taught English Literature and Creative Writing at Flinders University.


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