Poet/storyteller, teacher, business consultant and multifarious cyberspace denizen, John F. McMullen (aka "johnmac the bard") returns to the Stamford area this evening at Curley's to share selections from his newest title, Live At The Freight House, his eighth book featuring material read last February at the historic cafe of the title, located in Mahopic, New York.
In 2009 "Cashing A Check," which won third place in the Writer's Place National Poetry Contest that year, became the title of the first of six poetry collections, followed by A Writing
The Inwood Book (johnmac Press), an omnibus of poetry, short stories and Offering It Up, a novel—all situated in Manhattan's Inwood section—appeared the following year.
A graduate of Iona College with two Master's degrees from Marist College, John has taught at Monroe College among several other institutions and was named Poet Laureate of Yorktown, New York in 2017.
Serving both the consumer and trade markets since then, John has contributed innumerable stories, articles and columns to The Chicago Tribune, PC Magazine, Computer Shopper, Lear’s, InfoWorld, Government Executive and the National Review.
He is a member of the Association for Computing, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Freelancers Union and lives in Jefferson Valley, New York with his wife (who frequently edits his books). You can find out more about John's other collections and activities here, as well via his Facebook fan page.