Nicholas Johnson was born and raised in North Devonshire. His works include Loup, Haul Song, Land and Show (from writers forum, Mammon Press and etruscan books). The Lard Book is a film of its final performance in 2002 by Brian Catling and Sarah Simblett and is available on DVD.
Johnson read Performance Writing and Visual Performance at Dartington College of the Arts. He was Writer in Residence at the Arnolfini in Bristol for the exhibition Starting at Zero, Black Mountain College, 1933-1957. He ran the 6 Towns Poetry Festival in Stoke on Trent from
1992-1998, and For The Locker And The Steerer in London since 1999. Johnson curated B.M. Bottomley´s exhibition at Salthouse, St Ives in 2009.
He lives in Devon, and Hastings drawn by the Electric Palace Cinema, where he some-times works — and founded Black