John Dennehy

Fiction Writer


Author's Bio

American novelist and short story writer. John grew up on a lake in New Hampshire and attended Pinkerton Academy. After graduation he served in the U.S. Marines, then he obtained degrees in Creative Writing/English from UNC Wilmington and Law from Suffolk University Law School. His novels include Clockwork Universe and Pacific Rising. He resides in New Hampshire.

Publications & Prizes

Natural Light: 2018 Scars Publications collection book (Scars Publications, 2018)
The Haunted Traveler, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (Weasel Press, 2015)
The Haunted Traveler, Vol. 1, Issue 2 (Weasel Press, 2014)
Hurricane Katrina: "Down in the Dirt" magazine v. 161 (November-December 2018) (Scars Publications, 2018)
Ornament: Down in the Dirt magazine September-December 2018 issue and chapbook collection book (Scars Publications, 2018)
Ariel Chart
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Crimson Streets
Disturbed Digest
Down in the Dirt
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Fiction on the Web
J.J. Outré Review
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SQ Mag
The Literary Hatchet
The Stray Branch
Typehouse Literary Magazine
Yellow Mama
Prizes won: 

Honorable Mention: Writers of the Future Contest

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
J.D. Salinger, Ernest Hemingway, and F. Scott Fitzgerald

More Information

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Irish American
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Born in: 
Boston, MA
Raised in: 
Windham, NH
New Hampshire
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Last update: Sep 18, 2019