Born: January 14 1947 in New Brunswick New Jersey, USA
Resides: Lexington, Kentucky, USA
E-mail: morgana (dot) bag (at) hotmail (dot) com
Carole Johnston has retired from teaching poetry in a high school gifted arts program in Lexington, Kentucky. She has raised three daughters, completed her first novel; published numerous poems in print and online journals. Her chapbook, Journeys: Getting Lost, was recently published by Finishing Line Press. Carole drives and hikes around blue grass backroads and through mountains, stopping to write haiku and photograph the moments. [@morganabag on Twitter]
Awards and Other Honors: Finalist, Museum of Haiku Literature Award (for haiku appearing in Frogpond 36:1, 2013); Second Prize, Lexington Haiku Contest; Under Main web magazine (2014).
Books Published: Journeys: Getting Lost, a chapbook of haiku, tanka, and haiku sequences, Editor, Leah Maines (Finishing Line Press, Georgetown, Kentucky, 2015).
Credits: "my hands" - Frogpond 36:1 (Winter 2013); Finalist, Museum of Haiku Literature Award: Blithe Spirit (2013); "glass clouds floating in" - Second Prize, Lexington Haiku Contest; Under Main web magazine (2014); "scent of apples" - The Heron's Nest XVI:3 (2014); "snow mist" - cattails 1:2 (May 2014); "lilacs" - The Zen Space Summer Showcase (2013); "day moon" - The Zen Space Summer Showcase (2013).