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Author: Amaud Jamaul Johnson

Amaud Jamaul Johnson was born and raised in Compton, California, and educated at Howard University and Cornell University. He is the author, most recently, of DARKTOWN FOLLIES: POEMS (Tupelo Press, 2013), and his collection, RED SUMMER, won the 2005 Dorset Prize from Tupelo Press. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University, his honors include fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Hurston/Wright Foundation, and Cave Canem. Johnson is an assistant professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Darktown Follies: Poems
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Darktown Follies: Poems

Tupelo Press

Poetry. African American Studies. DARKTOWN FOLLIES, Amaud Jamaul Johnson's daring and surprising new collection of poems, responds to Black Vaudeville, specifically the personal and professional challenges African American variety performers faced i...

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RED SUMMER
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RED SUMMER

Tupelo Press

Poetry. RED SUMMER, Amaud Jamaul Johnson's haunting debut collection, explores a rash of race riots that swept the United States during the summer of 1919. With a tender lyrical quality, reminiscent of the blues, Johnson moves through trauma and per...

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