Luke Johnson's poems have appeared in The New York Quarterly, Beloit Poetry Journal, Greensboro Review, Best New Poets, and elsewhere. His awards include prizes from the Academy of American Poets and the Atlantic Monthly, as well as a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers' Conference. He received his B.A. from Elon University and his M.F.A. from Hollins University, where he was a teaching fellow. He lives in Seattle, Washington.