Marilyn E. Johnston’s poetry has received five Pushcart Prize nominations. Her work has also won awards from the Connecticut River Review and Midwest Poetry Review and has appeared in numerous journals, including Worcester Review, Atlanta Review, South Carolina Review, and Poet Lore. Against Disappearance, her first chapbook, was published as Finalist for the 2001 Redgreene Press Poetry Prize. Ms. Johnston left a long time communications career at Cigna Corp. to work in libraries and devote herself to her writing. She received an MA in English from Trinity College, Hartford, CT and works in the Bloomfield Public Library, directing a reading series there for Connecticut poets.
7/11/07 Marilyn E. Johnston