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Joshua Johnston reads "Four Noteable Presidential Events in Photographic History" and "History."

John Quincy Adams

Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Wikimedia Commons)

From a copy of the 1843 Daguerreotype of John Quincy Adams by Philip Haas.

“The only way I can justify the project is to imagine the vigilance of a detective whose work is so thorough it produces no significant results for anyone. He’s my hero. His patience allows me to be myself.”
– Joe Wenderoth

Joshua Johnston was born and raised in Caneyville, Kentucky. His work has appeared in publications such as Sprung Formal, Hobart, Spork, Word Riot, and Queen Mob’s Teahouse. He is co-founding editor of Frontier Slumber and currently lives in Bloomington, Indiana, where he’s pursuing an MFA at Indiana University.

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