John is a graduate of the University of Montana's MFA program where he was a poetry editor for CutBank. He is the winner of the Greta Wrolstad Poetry Travel Award and the Boston Mayor’s Poetry Prize. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Southern Poetry Review, The Journal, Columbia, Hayden's Ferry Review, Fourteen Hills, The Evansville Review, and many others. A former Writer-in-Residence of the Inn at the Oaks, John has worked for Ploughshares and is currently an editor at Brill Publishing in Boston.
Fourteen Hills (25:1): Times Crossword with Paris Hilton
The Journal (40.1): Seuss on Subway
Southern Poetry Review (55:2): Blackbox
Hayden's Ferry Review (Iss. 55): New London Primary School Explosion, March 18, 1937
The Evansville Review (Vol. XXIV): Blueprint
Off the Coast (20:2): Welteislehre
Concho River Review (27:1): Motel
The Madison Review (35:1): Lies
The Manilla Envelope: Elling Woman | Choosing a Weapon During the Zombie Apocalypse
Boston Molasses Disaster, January 15, 1919; City of Notions: An Anthology of Contemporary Boston Poems. National Endowments for the Arts Publication (ed. Danielle Legros Georges).
Boston Mayor’s Poetry Prize
Writer-in-Residence at Inn at the Oaks
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