Guest Editorial – On Love and Poetry and poems, Rules and Beauty by John Fitzgerald, poet, writer, editor, and attorney for the disabled.
John FitzGerald is a poet, writer, editor, and attorney for the disabled in Los Angeles. A dual citizen of the U.S. and Ireland, he attended the University of West Los Angeles School of Law, where he was editor of the Law Review.
He is author of Favorite Bedtime Stories (Salmon Poetry, 2014), Finalist for the Julie Suk Book Award, The Mind (Salmon Poetry, 2011) semifinalist for the Alice James Book Award, Telling Time by the Shadows (Turning Point, 2008), and Spring Water (Turning Point Books Prize, 2005).
Other works include Primate, a novel & screenplay, and the non-fiction Everything I Know.
He has contributed to the anthologies Even the Daybreak: 35 Years of Salmon Poetry (2016), Human and Inhuman Monstrous Poems (Everyman), Poetry: Reading it, Writing it, Publishing it (Salmon Poetry), Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology (Salmon Poetry), Rubicon: Words and Art inspired by Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis (Sybaritic Press), and From the Four-Chambered Heart: In Tribute to Anais Nin (Sybaritic Press), and to many journals, notably The Warwick Review, World Literature Today, The Taos Journal of Poetry and Art, December Magazine, Mad Hatters’ Review, Barnwood Mag, and Lit Bridge.
© John Fitzgerald