2019 Chapbook Contest
Caroline Johnson has two poetry chapbooks, Where the Street Ends and My Mother’s Artwork, and more than 100 poems in print. A nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, she has won numerous state and national poetry awards, including the 2012 Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Poetry Contest. Her poetry or short stories have appeared in Lunch Ticket, Rambunctious Review, Origins Journal, The Quotable, Encore, Naugatuck River Review, Blast Furnace, The Chicago Tribune, New Scriptor, Prairie Light Review, Kind of a Hurricane Press, among others. The current president of Poets and Patrons of Chicago and a former English teacher, she now works as a college advisor. Her first full-length collection of poems, The Caregiver (Holy Cow! Press, May 2018), was inspired by years of family caregiving. Visit her website at www.caroline-johnson.com.