Born in Puerto Rico, John Yohe grew up in Michigan and now lives in northwestern Colorado. He has worked as a wildland firefighter, deckhand/oiler, runner/busboy, bike messenger, wilderness ranger, fire lookout, and writing instructor.
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Fiction Editor, 2018-2021, for DEEP WILD JOURNAL: Writing From The Backcountry.
Wha??? My essay "Pacific Blues," which appeared in ENTROPY, made the "Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction of 2020" list in the back of The Best American Essays of 2021!!!!
Best of the Net nominee! "The Writing Instructor Explains Why He Loves Heavy Metal." Poem. PORCUPINE LITERARY. Summer 2021.
A second interview with me at MIDWESTERN GOTHIC, Fall 2017.
A text interview with me at Midwestern Gothic. March 9th, 2017.
He tends to run barefoot (see his running blog).
He's a good bass player, a decent singer, and an alright guitar player. And he plays a little mandolin now.
A favorite book: Moby Dick
A favorite poet: Charles Bukowski
A favorite novelist: Cormac McCarthy
A favorite movie: The Piano by Jane Campion
Books I've read at least three times