John Sheirer

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation teacher
Location Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
Introduction John Sheirer (pronounced Shy-er) is an award-winning teacher and author. His previous book on politics and current events, Tales of a Real American Liberal, gave rise to a very popular Facebook page by the same name where John posts political commentary that reaches hundreds of thousands of readers every day. At the local level, he writes a monthly column for his hometown newspaper, the Northampton, Massachusetts, Daily Hampshire Gazette (the 2015 New England Newspaper of the Year). John is the author of many other books, including his delightful series of children’s picture books coauthored with his dog Libby. His previous books also include a creative writing idea book, What’s the Story?; a short story collection, One Bite; two memoirs, Loop Year: 365 Days on the Trail and Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere; and a public speaking guidebook, Shut Up and Speak! John has taught English and communications at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut, for more than two decades.