Devin Johnston

Devin Johnston was born in Canton, New York, in 1970 and grew up in North Carolina. He received a BA from Oberlin College and an MA and PhD from the University of Chicago.

Johnston is the author of several collections of poetry, including Dragons (Farrar, Straus and Giroux); Far-Fetched (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015); Traveler: Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013); and Sources (Turtle Point Press, 2008), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

A cofounder of Flood Editions, Johnston is the Eugene A. Hotfelder Professor in the Humanities at Saint Louis University in Missouri and lives in Missouri.