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Blossom Johnson

Blossom Johnson is a Diné playwright, screenwriter and dramaturg from Dził Yijin, Arizona.


She is from the Yé’ii Dine’é Táchii’nii (Giant People) clan, and her maternal grandfather is from the Deeshchíí’nii (Start of the Red Streak People) clan. Her play Red Running into Water had its World Premiere with New Native Theatre in multiple community venues in the Twin Cities. In 2017, she received an honorable mention for her play Ama Sani (now titled Red Running into Water) as part of the Yale Young Storytellers Contest.


Blossom holds an MFA in Dramaturgy from Columbia University and a BA in Theatre from Arizona State University. She has held seasonal positions as a Columbia University Fellow in the Archives at Roundabout Theatre Company, and a Communications & Marketing Intern with The Tank NYC. She is currently the Literary Artistic Associate with New Native Theatre

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