Rebecca May Johnson

Rebecca May Johnson is a writer and literary curator living in London. Her writing has appeared in the TLS, LRB online, The Pool, AnOther, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Vogue, Elle, Tank, Munchies, At The Table, Rika, and Grub zine. She is co-founder and curator of sell out literary food salon ‘Voices at The Table’ and co-curates ‘Sitting Room’, a long-running series of readings in people’s houses and public spaces. She created the Food Memory Bank, a digital project to collect public memory about food and eating.  Rebecca recently completed a PhD about a contemporary feminist reworking of the Odyssey at UCL and works as researcher into literature and translation at Newcastle University.

She is writing a book of public philosophy that takes food as its tool to think with.


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