John Rodwan

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

Detroit, MI
Phone: 
917-623-0678

Author's Bio

John G. Rodwan, Jr., writes personal essays, literary journalism and other nonfiction; he regularly addresses subjects such as boxing, literature and music - often all at once. Raised in Detroit, Michigan, where he currently resides, he earned a master’s degree in English from Wayne State University. He has also lived in Geneva, Switzerland, and Brooklyn, New York, and Portland, Oregon. Since returning to his hometown, he has resumed writing poetry. He has read at Wordstock, the Arkansas Literary Festival and the Scissortail Creative Writing Festival, among other events.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthology:
The Worst Book I Ever Read (Autonomedia, 2009)
Books:
Holidays and Other Disasters (Humanist Press, 2013)
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Fighters & Writers (Mongrel Empire Press, 2010)
Chapbook:
Christmas Things (Monkey Puzzle Press, 2011)
Journals:
African American Review
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Logos
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Meat for Tea: The Valley Review
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Palimpsest
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Prime Mincer
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Spot Literary Magazine
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The Humanist
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The Mailer Review
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The Monarch Review
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The Nevada Review
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The Oregonian

Poetry

Journals:
Black Magnolias
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Meat for Tea: The Valley Review
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Pea River Journal
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Pudding Magazine: The International Journal of Applied Poetry
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Spirit
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Spot Literary Magazine
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Thin Air
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Thin Air Magazine

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Detroit
Raised in: 
Detroit, MI
Michigan
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Last update: Jun 14, 2015