John writes about the Maryland countryside, his cottage in Maine and his brief time in Michigan. He received his MFA from the University of Baltimore, where he teaches College Composition and works as the Assistant to the Director of the Writing Program. His poems have appeared in Welter Literary Journal and Café Shapiro Anthology, a publication of the University of Michigan — his undergraduate alma mater. He is the Editor and a Contributing Writer for The Gazette by the Asian Art Deco Alliance. He is a co-founder and active member of The Pangaea Society.