MDJohnson

  • Relica Enchanted Series
    http://maryannesbookshelf.com/

General details


  • MDJohnson

  • San Diego, CA

  • Maryanne Johnson

  • John Marshall High School, PVAMU, UOP

  • Female

  • English

In short

  • Maryanne D. Brown Campbell Johnson was born in Charleston, South Carolina. She traveled extensively at an early age and lived in Germany, Guam, toured Paris, France; Venice, Italy; London, England; Switzerland; Singapore; Phuket, Thailand; Dubai & the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain; and Cairns, Australia. She considers San Antonio, Texas home, but currently resides in San Diego, California. An aspiring African-American author, poet and playwright, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in English with a minor in Communications from Prairie View A & M University and her Masters of Management degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix. In her works she’s honest, liberated, passionate and controversial. Poets who have inspired her include Amari Baraka (LeRoi Jones), Kahlil Gibran, Tupac Shakur, Saul Williams, Black Ice, Alice Walker and her former college instructor Ntozake Shange.

    She has been writing poetry since the age of 11, which she attributes  to her 7th grade African-American English teacher of Coke R. Stevenson Middle School, Mr. Evans with the discovery of her talent. She has had her works published in several school and university based pamphlets and newspapers, including: Young Author’s Conference: “Raindrops”, 1990; Wellspring Literary Magazine: Honorable Mention, “Run Free, Child, Run,” 1993; 2nd Place: “Strong Shades of Soul,” 1994; Honorable Mention: “Ashes to Ashes,” 1995; Fields of Gold: The National Library of Poetry, “Daddy’s Little Girl,” 1996; The Panther: Prairie View A&M University Newspaper (2 Poems), “Souljah,” “In More Than Words,” 1998-1999; Evolution of the Butterfly: Four-Sep Publications/Lockout Press, 2002.  She is author of books "Serpentine Tongue" & "Food for the Soul", available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon and Authorhouse. She published over 80 children's books in 2016 on Amazon.  Website: http://maryannesbookshelf.com/

  • brutal honesty and literary risks and experimentation

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Literary, Novella, Short Story

    Non-Fiction: African-American, Business/Money, Cooking, Food & Wine, Crafts & Hobbies, Humor, Self-Help, Women's Studies

    Poetry: Epic, Experimental, Fantasy, General, Narrative, Personal / Confessional, Political

  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin; Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
  • Relica Enchanted series (proofreading & writing)
  • The boudoir
  • See it here: http://maryannesbookshelf.com/
  • Fiction: Action/Adventure, Children's, Erotica, Experimental, Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology, Graphic Novel, Horror, Humor/Satire, Literary, Multicultural, Novella, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Urban, Women's Fiction

    Non-Fiction: African-American, Cooking, Food & Wine, Crafts & Hobbies, Humor, Memoir/Narrative Non-fiction, Self-Help, Sex & Relationships, Women's Studies

    Screenplay: Drama, Thriller

    Poetry: Epic, Experimental, Fantasy, General, Narrative, Personal / Confessional, Political

  • Garfield (who doesn't enjoy eating lasagna and napping?)
  • Amari Baraka (LeRoi Jones), Kahlil Gibran, Tupac Shakur, Saul Williams, Black Ice, Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange, Zora Neale Hurston, William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde