John F McMullen


Jefferson Valley, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

John F. McMullen“johnmac the bard”, is the Poet Laureate of the Town of Yorktown, NY, a graduate of Iona College (BA – English Literature),  the holder of two Masters degrees from Marist College (MSCS – Information Systems & MPA – Criminal Justice), a member of the American Academy of Poets, Poets & Writers, the Hudson Valley Writers Center, the Mahopac & Yorktown Poetry Workshops and the Mahopac Writers Group, the author of over 2,500 columns and articles and ten books, eight of which are collections of poetry, and is the host of a weekly Internet Radio Show (over 300 shows to date). Links to the recordings of all radio shows as well as information on Poet Laureate activities is available at



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Favorite authors: 
Charles Bukowski, Rumi, Sharon Olds, Pete Hamill, Charles Dickens, John O'Hara, Billy Collins, Linda Fairstein, Sara Paretsky, Edgar Allen Poe, Samiel Taylor Coldridge, Oscar Wilde, Marianne Moore, Kim Addonizio, Walt Whitman, Mary Oliver
What I'm reading now: 
A Little Book On Form by Rober Hass

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New York, NY
New York
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New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 19, 2021