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Jesse Edward Johnson is a writer and artist based in the Pacific Northwest. Jesse's most recent novel, THE KING OF NOTHING MUCH, was published by Paul Dry Books in 2020. His debut release, YEARBOOK, was published in 2017.


Jesse has a Ph.D. in English from UCLA, where he taught literature for five years, and a B.A. in English from UC Berkeley. He has taught writing to inmates at San Quentin State Prison and at Hugo House in Seattle.

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