As Archivist & Outreach Librarian, Julie Swarstad Johnson works with the Poetry Center's archival collections (particularly Voca, the Poetry Center's online audiovisual archive), coordinates physical and digital exhibitions, and manages the daily operations of the Poetry Center Library. She is also the producer for the podcast Poetry Centered.
Julie is the author of Pennsylvania Furnace (Unicorn Press, 2019), as well as the chapbook Orchard Light (Seven Kitchens Press, 2020). She co-edited the anthology Beyond Earth's Edge: The Poetry of Spaceflight (University of Arizona Press, 2020). She holds an MA in library and information science from the University of Arizona and an MFA in poetry from Penn State.