John Sweeder

Poet

12 Harbor Road
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Phone: 
267-237-4069

Author's Bio

Besides writing poetry, John has independently published two memoirs: Breathing through a Straw: A Memoir for Baby Boomers and Neurotic Catholics at https://jsweeder.wordpress.com/ as well as Faith Genes for the Blue Jean Generation: A Self-help Memoir at https://www.amazon.com/Faith-Genes-Blue-... (2018).

 

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
Adelaide Literary Magazine
,
Ancient Paths
,
Burning Word
, ,
Opening Line Literary 'Zine
, ,
SHANTIH Journal
Prizes won: 

Finalist of the Adelaide Literary Award for Poetry 2018 and 2019. and Semi-finalist in in the 2019 Willow Run Poetry Book Award

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Mary Oliver, Billy Collins, Richard Wilbur, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, e e cummings, Walt Whitman

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Seniors, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania
Raised in: 
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Feb 24, 2020