John Casey

Poet, Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

JOHN CASEY is a novelist and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet from New Hampshire. He is the author of RAW THΦUGHTS: A Mindful Fusion of Poetic and Photographic Art, which garnered noms for the National Book Award and Griffin Poetry Prize. His sequel, MERIDIAN: A Raw Thoughts Book releases June 14 2021 (PHiR Publishing). Casey's first novel, DEVOLUTION, was published in 2019 and is book one of The Devolution Trilogy, a psychological spy thriller series. Book two, EVOLUTION, was released in May 2021 and REVELATION will follow in 2022. Casey's poetry has appeared internationally in numerous literary journals and magazines. A Veteran combat airlift and test pilot with an MA from Florida State University, Casey 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.

Literary agent: 
Namrata Anirudh of The Glass Slipper Literary Agency

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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The Remembered Arts Journal

More Information

Gives readings: 
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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: May 04, 2021