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Marrion Johnson

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Marrion Johnson is a Black, queer writer based out of Oakland, California. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Marrion utilizes fiction to examine the complex realities facing Black communities including memory, lineage, and freedom. Most recently, Marrion earned his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in Fiction from Saint Mary’s College of California. During his time at Saint Mary’s, Marrion advocated for the centering of Black students, Black writing, and Black professors. He is both a Lambda Literary and Risk Press Fellow. Marrion is currently working on his first novel. Twitter: @marrrjjj Instagram: @_marrrrjjj

Cohort: Fiction

Year: 2021

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