William and Mary

Chelsey Johnson

Assistant Professor of English


Chelsey Johnson, Assistant Professor of English, received her M.F.A. in fiction from the University of Iowa.  In 2005 she studied at Stanford University as a Wallace Stegnor Fellow in fiction, and she has held visiting appointments at William & Mary, Oberlin College and Portland Community College, Oregon.  She has published more than a dozen short stories, essays and interviews in anthologies and journals including Ploughshares, Qs, The Rumpus, One Story, and Out and has given public readings and talks in Washington, D.C.; Portland, Oregon; San Francisco; Oberlin, Ohio; Stanford, California; and Iowa City.  This fall she will teach upper-level courses in fiction-writing.