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Jarika Johnson

Jarika Johnson

Fall 2018 Session

Jarika Johnson graduated from Louisiana State University with a BA in English-Creative Writing. She works in management, writes during her free time, and directs a short film once every blue moon. Two of her greatest passions are reading and traveling. And tea. Math obviously isn’t. She recently finished writing her first completed novel, GENIGMA. She is currently working on her second novel, set in the New Orleans and New York jazz scenes during the Civil Rights era. She can be found on Twitter @jarikajohnson, Instagram @lovejarika, or at

Jarika Johnson worked with the writer Tom Stern.

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