John started writing for Patch in late 2009 and has covered sports, government, music, arts and much more for dozens of Patch towns in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He currently works as weekend editor for Ocean City Patch and Galloway Patch. He has a master's degree in library and information sciences and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and history from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. When he is not working or writing, he is singing with his band, The Deafening Colors. He also writes fiction, some of which has appeared in Corium Magazine. You can reach him at email@example.com.