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

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 Richard Hugo House in Seattle.