Author of the article

John Schneider lives and works in Berkeley, California. His debut collection, Swallowing the Light, published in 2022, was nominated for the Hoffer Award, and his non-fiction book, Dreaming and Being Dreamt, is forthcoming from Routledge in 2023. His poetry has been a Merit Award winner in the Atlanta Review 2021 International Poetry Competition. He is also a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee.