John Breerwood is an aspiring novelist, currently querying his first novel, which depicts a dystopian future in New Orleans. Native to the New Orleans area, he received a BA in English from Louisiana State University and a MA in English/Creative Writing from New Mexico Highlands University.  He also attended the Prague Summer Writing Program (via West Michigan University) in 2007. He has worked as a bartender, teacher, and trim carpenter among other tricks and trades. He has published articles in Where Y’At Magazine, New Orleans CityBusiness, Louisiana Conservationist, Cigar Magazine, New Orleans Advocate, and Maine Brew Guide. John and his wife Madelyn recently moved to Maine, where he works as a beer writer and a brewer in Portland, ME.