Meridian Johnson is the author of Kinesthesia, a full-length poetry collection (New Rivers Press 2010). Her poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in AGNI, Borderlands, Bellevue Literary Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Dislocate, Gettysburg Review, North American Review, Massachusetts’s Review, NPR’s On Being and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota with a graduate minor in Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CAM). She is a writer, dancer, and biodynamic craniosacral therapist. She lives in northern New Mexico with her two daughters. Her website is