A. Frances Johnson

A. Frances Johnson

Writer and artist A. Frances Johnson’s poems have won the ABR Peter Porter Poetry Prize, the Josephine Ulrick Prize, and the Wesley Michel Wright Prize. Her fourth poetry collection, Save As, will be published in 2021 by Puncher and Wattmann. Her recent collection, Rendition for Harp and Kalashnikov (Puncher and Wattmann, 2017), was shortlisted in the 2018 Melbourne Prize for Literature Best New Writing Award. A novel, Eugene’s Falls (Arcadia 2007), retraces the painter Eugene von Guerard’s journeys across Taungurong country. She is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne.