John Casey

Poet, Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

JOHN CASEY is a novelist and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet from New Hampshire with a Master of Arts from Florida State University. He authored RAW THΦUGHTS in 2019, a compelling and mindful fusion of poetic and photographic art that garnered noms for the National Book Award and Griffin Poetry Prize. His first novel, DEVOLUTION, was released in 2019 and is book one of a psychological spy thriller trilogy. EVOLUTION will be released in 2021 followed by REVELATION in 2022. Casey's poetry has appeared internationally in numerous literary journals and magazines. A Veteran combat airlift and test pilot, he also served as a diplomat and international affairs strategist at U.S. embassies in Europe and Africa, at the Pentagon, and elsewhere. He is passionate about fitness, nature, music and travel and inspired by the incredible spectrum of people, places and cultures he has experienced in life.

Publications & Prizes


Revelation (Adelaide Books, 2022)
Evolution (Adelaide Books, 2021)
Devolution (Adelaide Books, 2019)


Raw Thoughts (Adelaide Books, 2019)
Adelaide Literary Magazine
Coffin Bell
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More Information

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Identifies as: 
Scotch-Irish American
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Fluent in: 
English, French
Born in: 
Gardner, MA
Raised in: 
Marlow, NH
New Hampshire
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Last update: Dec 26, 2020