Jeff T. Johnson

Jeff T. Johnson is a writer and cultural critic living in Philadelphia. His music writing has appeared in Pitchfork, SF Weekly, The Rumpus, Fanzine, Coldfront, Humanities, and Jacket2. Poetry and prose have appeared in PEN America, Encyclopedia, Tarpaulin Sky, 1913: a journal of forms, and Gramma. A chapbook, trunc & frag, is at Our Teeth. His open-field concrete digital poem The Archiverse is documented at, and is anthologized in Electronic Literature Collection Volume 3. Other hybrid projects include Special America (with Claire Donato) and UnderAcademy College. He was a founding editor at Kitchen Sink, where he edited the Louder Than Words music section, and was editor in chief at LIT. He is a Visiting Instructor in the Architecture Writing and BFA Writing Programs at Pratt Institute, and a 2017–2018 Digital Studies Fellow at Rutgers University-Camden. Currently, he is at work on Janky Materiality, a poetics of digital language art and analog synth music. For more information, visit