Heather Taylor-Johnson

Author | Poet

Heather Taylor Johnson is a novelist and poet who lives in Adelaide with her husband and three children. She is the author of Pursuing Love and Death (Fourth Estate, 2013) and Jean Harley Was Here, published by UQP in 2017. She has also written three books of poetry: Thirsting for Lemonade (IP, 2013), Letters to my Lover from a Small Mountain Town (IP, 2012) and Exit Wounds (Picaro Press, 2007). She is the poetry editor for Transnational Literature and was the inaugural poetry editor for Wet Ink magazine (2005-2012). Most recently, a book of poetry that she edited, Shaping the Fractured Self: Poetry of Chronic Illness and Pain (UWA, 2017), was released.

Heather has a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide and has taught English Literature and Creative Writing at Flinders University.

For more about Heather, you can go to www.heathertaylorjohnson.com

For enquiries about Heather’s publication, audio, film and TV rights, please contact Jeanne Ryckmans: jeanne.ryckmans@cameronsmanagement.com.au