Johnny Damm

Laying Hands (Black Magic # 26)


Johnny Damm is the author of The Science of Things Familiar (The Operating System, 2017), a finalist in the Publishers Weekly Graphic Novel Critics Poll and one of Lit Hub’s “10 Small Press Books to Read This Summer,” and two chapbooks, including Your Favorite Song (Essay Press, 2016). His work has appeared in Poetry, Denver Quarterly, the Rumpus, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere. He currently lives in Santa Cruz, CA and teaches at San José State University. See more of his work at