Johnna Kaplan

Johnna Kaplan

Johnna Kaplan is a freelance writer with over 10 years of experience. For the Spruce, she has written about organization, decluttering, and minimalism.


  • 10+ years experience as a freelance writer
  • Contributed organization, decluttering, and minimalism content for The Spruce
  • Currently authors the blog The Size of Connecticut
  • Writing and photography featured in publications such as Atlas Obscura, Connecticut Explored, The Day of New London, the Forward, and Newsweek


Johnna has over 10 years of experience as a freelancer focusing in areas such as decluttering and organizing, minimalism, travel, and 

Johnna has been a guest on numerous radio shows and podcasts, speaking about New England travel and history, and co-hosts the podcast Going/Steady. Johnna currently lives on the Connecticut shoreline and blogs about local travel destinations at The Size of Connecticut. Follow her on Instagram at @thesizeofct.

Johnna’s writing and photography has appeared in publications like Atlas Obscura, Connecticut Explored, The Day of New London, the Forward, and Newsweek. Her work has also been published in Travelers' Tales anthology The Best Travel Writing.


Johnna graduated with a BFA in Acting from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

Location: Connecticut
Title: Freelance Writer

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

Read more from Johnna Kaplan