About Me

Marci Rae Johnson is an editor, copywriter, and poet, as well as a college English professor. Recent editing clients include The Fix.com, Salon.com, William James Studies (the journal of the William James Society), and Sparkhouse. She also edits poetry for WordFarm press and The Cresset.

Marci writes marketing and social media copy for Spire, https://www.spiread.com/, for a variety of industries including mental health care, construction and manufacturing, higher education, religion, financial, and health care. She also teaches undergraduate English courses for Purdue University Northwest and MFA-level creative writing classes for National University.

Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Image, Main Street Rag, The Collagist, Rhino, Quiddity, Hobart, The Valparaiso Poetry Review, The Louisville Review, and 32 Poems, among others, and her recent book of poetry, Basic Disaster Supplies Kit, was released by Steel Toe Books in 2016.