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, www.harbourpublishing.com