Having grown up in Mobile, Alabama, John Saad now lives outside Birmingham, Alabama, with his wife, their two beagles, and a cat he found on Lookout Mountain. Among other things, he is a writer, teacher, land developer, fly fisherman, canoeist, and gardener. His debut chapbook, Longleaf, was the winner of the 2016 Hopper Poetry Prize and was published in 2017 through Green Writers Press.

Contact: johngregorysaad@gmail.com