Kachuba's new book is
Ghosthunting Ohio: On the Road Again. He
is also the author of Ghosthunters: On the Trail of Mediums, Dowsers, Spirit Seekers, and Other Investigators of America's Paranormal World,
Ghosthunting Ohio, How to Write Funny,
and Why is this Job Killing Me? (Co-authored with his wife,
Mary A. Newman, PhD).
fiction and nonfiction have been widely published in such
publications as: Tin House, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Connecticut
Review, Dogwood, Savannah Literary Review, Antioch Review, Poets &
Writers, America’s Civil War, Cincinnati Magazine, American Profile,
and many others. He has received several awards for his fiction,
including the 2004 Dogwood Fiction Prize.
advanced degrees in Creative Writing from Antioch University (Yellow
Springs, OH) and Ohio University. He has taught writing at both the
University of Cincinnati and Ohio University. He is also on the
faculty of the Gotham Writers Workshop.
John is a
noted conference speaker and presenter and has appeared at Wildacres
Writing Workshop, Florida Suncoast Writers Conference, Columbus
Writers Conference, Erma Bombeck Humor Writing Workshop, Blooming
Grove Writers Conference, West Virginia Ghost Hunters and
Spirituality Conference, Haunted America Conference, and Victory of
Light Psychic Festival, among others. He has also
been featured on many radio and television programs throughout the country
John lives in
Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife Mary.