John S. O'Connor
John S. O'Connor, a teacher and writer, is the author of two books on teaching writing, Wordplaygrounds and This Time It's Personal, as well as a chapbook of poems, Rooting. His poems have appeared in places such as Poetry East, Rhino, and The Cortland Review. His creative nonfiction pieces have been recognized as Notable in Best American Essays and Best American Sports Writing. He is also the creator and host of Schooled: The Podcast (www.schooledthepodcast.com).