John Casey • Novelist and Poet
is a novelist and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet from New Hampshire. His first novel, Devolution, was released in 2019 and is book one of The Devolution Trilogy, a psychological spy thriller series. Evolution was released 13 May 2021, Revelation will follow in 2022. Casey authored Raw Thoughts in 2019 as well, a compelling and mindful fusion of poetic and photographic art that garnered noms for the Griffin Poetry Prize and National Book Award. PHiR Publishing released the sequel, Meridian: A Raw Thoughts Book, on June 14, 2021. His poetry has appeared internationally in numerous literary journals and magazines.
A Veteran combat and test pilot with a Master of Arts from Florida State University, Casey also served as a diplomat and international affairs strategist at U.S. embassies in Europe and Africa, at the Pentagon, and elsewhere. He is passionate about fitness, nature, and travel and inspired by the incredible spectrum of people, places and cultures he has experienced in life.
AGENT: Namrata Anirudh of The Glass Slipper Literary Agency
Author John Casey and photographer Scott Hussey discuss the underlying philosophy of MERIDIAN: A Raw Thoughts Book, and the challenges and backstories associated with creating their second fine art mindfulness and meditation book. Hosted by World Affairs Council of San Antonio and Alamo Colleges. Event location TBD.