John Loonam

John P. Loonam has published fiction in various journals, including descant, wordrunner and The Santa Fe Writer’s Project, as well as anthologies like Lock & Load, and Modern Shorts. His short plays have been featured by the Mottola Theater Project. 

Mr. Loonam is married and the father of two sons; the four have lived in Brooklyn since long before it was cool. He has a Ph.D. in American Literature from the City University of New York. He taught English in New York City public schools for over 35 years.

Book Reviews by John Loonam

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A key challenge in writing historical fiction is balancing the mores and ethos of the time described with those of the time the narrative will be read in.

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Jessie van Eerden has created a surprising protagonist and a moving story full of unexpected moments that never stretch into the bizarre or unrealistic.