John McDermott

    John McDermott grew up in Palmyra, NJ and taught English as a Second Language for two years each in Nanjing, China and Osaka, Japan and for many years at Union County College. A former editor of US1 Worksheets, he has twice performed as Festival Poet at the G.R. Dodge poetry festival and serves as a Dodge Poet, working with teachers and students. His poems have appeared in magazines in the USA and Japan. His first full length book of his poetry, The Long Way Home was published in 2005 by Everyday Path Press and the CD version published in 2010.