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John K
Writer #26921
New York, NY
Joined 8/28/2018
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John has been a technical, marketing, and creative writer for over 20 years excelling at communicating complex subject matter in a clear, concise manner for a wide variety of audiences. As a technical and marketing writer John has worked for large companies like Disney, Morgan Stanley, and NBC and for smaller companies such as PolyPaths LLC and Popkin Software.

John is the author of the short-story collection, "Dreams and Dull Realities" and the novel, "The World." His novel-in-progress, "Worlds," was a finalist in the 2002 New Century Writers' Awards and the 2018 William Faulkner William Wisdom Competition. John has had five full-length and five one-act plays produced in Manhattan, including "In the Wilderness" and "In a Bucket of Blood." His drama, "Sons of Molly Maguire," produced at Dublin's Liberty Hall in May 2017, told the Mollies' story for the first time on an Irish stage. An essay of John's will appear in the anthology, "The Writing Irish of New York" to be published in December 2018. He has Masters Degree in Irish Literature from the Catholic University of America.
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Specialties

Software documentation, API & systems documentation, end-user help, articles, reviews, blogposts, advertising copy

Interests

Technology, finance, business, entertainment, sports, literature, theatre, film, Ireland, Irish-American, France

Education

Saint Joseph's University

BA in English, Philosophy minor. Jesuit Grant. 3.6 average in English. Honors Program. Year of advanced German. Wrote novel in Honors Independent Study Course.

Activities and Societies: Wrote for literary magazine, newspaper, Historical Society journal. Acted in Cap and Bells theatre productions.

The Catholic University of America

John earned a Masters Degree in English with a Concentration in Irish Literature from the Catholic University of America.

USDA Graduate School

John completed a course in technical writing at the US Department of Agriculture Graduate School.

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John has been a technical writer for software companies large and small for over 20 years. He has written systems and end-user documentation for IBM, Popkin Software, PolyPaths LLC, NBCUNiveral, and Major League Baseball. John has excelled at learning complex software and communicating about it in a clear, concise, helpful way for a wide variety of audiences.

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John has written articles for Morgan Stanley, PolyPaths LLC, Popkin Software, the Irish Echo, Irish American Writers and Artists, New York Irish Arts, and other organizations. He has created and edited websites and blogs, online and hard-copy newsletters, and written numerous newsletter articles, theatre and concert reviews, and other marketing communications materials.

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John has written press releases over the years for companies large and small such as Morgan Stanley and Popkin Software and for not-for-profit organizations such as the National Easter Seal Society and Irish American Writers and Artists.

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