William Johnson
Deputy CEO at Lambda Literary

William is Deputy CEO at Lamda Literary, USA whose mission is to nurture and advocate for LGBTQ writers, elevating the impact of their words to create community, preserve our legacies, and affirm the value of our stories and our lives. 


He is a Brooklyn based essayist, cultural critic and editor.  His writing has appeared in numerous art catalogs and periodicals: Boy Book: A Pictorial Study Of Urban Male Nudes in a Contemporary Urban Setting, A Question of Beauty, works by Anika Wilson, and “I Knew It Was Your Arm…:” works by Doug Group.


He is a contributing arts and culture writer for CrushFanazine.


He is also the editor and publisher of Mary Literary, a literary journal dedicated to showcasing queer/gay writings of artistic merit.

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