John Edward Lawson

John Edward Lawson indie author

About John Edward Lawson

John Edward Lawson is an author and editor living in the Maryland suburbs. His writing has been published in magazines, anthologies, literary journals, and newspapers worldwide. In 2001 he was a winner of the Fiction International Emerging Writers Competition. His books have been finalists for the Bram Stoker Award and the Wonderland Award for Bizarro Fiction. Other award nominations include two for the Rhysling Award, two for the Dwarf Stars Award, and the Pushcart Prize.

John is also a founding editor of Raw Dog Screaming Press. He spent four years as editor-in-chief of The Dream People online literary journal; other editorial projects include three print anthologies and four e-anthologies. National Lampoon, Double Dragon Publishing, and others have published his freelance work.

He has been involved in the production of numerous short films, including award winners Party Girl and Uberman: An Experiment in Consciousness. Director Jayson Densman has collaborated with John for years spawning a trilogy of PoVids derived from his poetry.

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