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About Meg Johnson

Meg Johnson is the author of the full length poetry collection, Inappropriate Sleepover (The National Poetry Review Press, 2014) which was recently a NewPages Editor's Pick. Her poems have appeared in Hobart, Nashville Review, The Puritan, Sugar House Review, Verse Daily, and others. Meg started dancing at a young age and worked professionally in the performing arts for many years. She received her MFA in creative writing from the NEOMFA Program. She is the editor of Dressing Room Poetry Journal and a lecturer at Iowa State University.


Present Lecturer, Iowa State University Department of English


Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • Winner, 2015 Vignette Collection Award
  • Finalist, 2015 Cider Press Review Book Award

Contact Information

239 Ross Hall
Ames, Iowa 50011


Poetry (56)