John Schafer

John Schafer is a writer and actor who was born and raised on the North Side of Chicago. He was a member of the Latino Chicago Theater Company and earned a degree from Illinois State University. As an actor he has appeared in a number of films and television shows. His screenplays for The Unconcerned and Bruised Orange have been produced. His short stories and essays have appeared in Guernica, Amor Fati, Medium, Short Story, The Kiss (WW Norton 2018), Palooka, Tangent, The Ponder Review and The Writers Compass among many others. He lives in Northern Virginia.