Justin Johnson is a NYC-born, New Jersey-raised author, spoken word, and music artist currently living outside of Newark. Justin self-published his first book of poems, Scattered, in January 2021 as well as, had his poetry published in multiple magazines and presses in the US and UK (Genre Urban Arts, Cousins Magazine, Apricot Press). Outside of writing, Justin has also made his name in the spoken word open mic scene as Johnson Soldout! Johnson has headlined a myriad of open mics in the NJ/NYC, most notable being the Bowery Poetry Club and the Nuyorican. In early 2022 Johnson even headlined Woodland Pattern Book Center’s 28th annual poetry marathon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Justin is currently working on his second collection of poetry as well as, putting his poetic stylings over instrumentals. When he’s not writing poems, you can catch Johnson at the gym, playing a board game or loafing around in a park or beach.