John J. Kelley, Author

John J Kelley is a fiction writer crafting tales about healing, growth and community. Born and raised in the Florida panhandle, he graduated from Virginia Tech and for a time served as a military officer. Today John lives with his partner in Washington, DC, where he can often be found wandering Rock Creek Park when not hovering over his laptop at a nearby coffee shop.

John’s debut novel recounts the struggle of a young WWI sniper returning to a Virginia community reeling from war, influenza and economic collapse. The Fallen Snow received a Publishers Weekly starred review and earned an Honorable Mention nod at the 2012 ForeWord Reviews Book-of-the-Year Awards. For more information on The Fallen Snow, please visit the novel website at

To learn more about John’s creative journey, please follow his postings on Facebook at John J Kelley or Instagram at johnjkelley.

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