John Kendall Hawkins is an American ex-pat who currently resides in Australia. He’s a California native who grew up in Missouri and Massachusetts. He studied English Lit and Philosophy as an undergrad. He has a B.A.and an M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts, as well as four other post-graduate degrees in language-related areas. He has worked as a journalist, a bureaucrat, a teacher and an IT trainer. His written work — poetry, book reviews and columns have appeared in publications around the world, most of which are presented on this blog.
He has a wife and three beautiful kids.