John Gredler, poet and memoirist, has been writing prodigiously in notebooks and journals for most of his adult life. He honed his craft at the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Bella Villa Writers, 125, and the Terzo Piano Workshops. Published in Fictionique, Narratively, Dan’s Papers, and Talking Writing, John’s essay, “Glistening Scar,” won top prize in the Talking Writing Nature Writing contest, and he was awarded the 2014 Gurfein Fellowship from The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College. His story ‘Begin Then’ will be in the forthcoming edition of Westchester Review, and he received an Honorable Mention in the Westchester Review’s recent 2016 Flash Fiction contest. John lives and writes in Tuckahoe, NY.