I am a critic, journalist, and poet as well as a coffee roasting apprentice for Alana’s Coffee.

Interests: Recently I’ve been thinking about coffee, contemporary religious studies, Korean literature, Marxism, photography, poetry, and Southern California history

Journey: I’ve bounced around a bit Brooklyn > Seoul > Calgary > Portland > Los Angeles

Publications: My criticism, journalism, and poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in FlauntLos Angeles ReviewOpen Letters MonthlyThe Picture Professional, The RumpusRain TaxiSalt Hill JournalPsychCentralSkyd MagazineThe Asian Review of Books, and Words Without Borders

Connect: I enjoy email correspondence john.zeiser@gmail.com