INTERVIEW WITH JOHN MOST
When did you first feel like a writer?
As a third-grader, after reading a handful of Poe’s poems.
What is your teaching philosophy?
It’s ever-changing and situation dependent, but it’s rooted in respect, kindness, and generosity.
If you could meet any fictional character, who would it be and why?
I have a few questions for Cordelia.
John Most earned his PhD in media philosophy from the European Graduate School. His work has appeared in Jacket, Lungfull!, The Continental Review, Coconut, and Big Bridge. He is the author of Persephone, Atelier, and Field.
WHAT STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT JOHN’S CLASSES
“John inspired me to send my work out.”
“Greatly helped me grow as a writer.”
“Fabulous, inspiring, generous.”
“I would take any poetry class taught by John Most.”