World Poetry Celebrates Michael Johnson From Canada!

Ariadne’s Notes: A wonderful World Poetry Plus show on August 25th, 1-2 pm,  CRFO, 100,5 FM featuring the talented Michael Johnson with his new book: How to Be Eaten By A Lion, a unique book full of vivid imagery and flowing words. E-poems by La Shawna Griffith, Barbados and Johanna Boal, England. Music by Penn Kemp and Kris Allen.

Radio team: Host and producer, Ariadne Sawyer, MA, co-host, Neall  Ryon, engineer, Victor Schwartzman , volunteer, Sharon Rowe.





Michael Johnson’s work has appeared in numerous literary journals including The Antigonish Review, The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, PRISM International, Mid-American Review and Gargoyle. He was a finalist for Poetry magazine’s Ruth Lilly Fellowship and the Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers. He was nominated for the Pushcart Prize and, in 2014, won the Dr. Sherwin W Howard Award for best poetry in Weber: The Contemporary West. He lives in Penticton, BC.  For more  information about the book, go to Nightwood Editions,



2 thoughts on “World Poetry Celebrates Michael Johnson From Canada!

  1. Johanna Boal

    Thank you for reading my poem Dead Woman’s Handbags and I enjoyed the Haiku given in honour about the garden that I had mentioned in my poem about the garden in the Nursing Home. I thought it was good use of a metaphor.


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