Jon Sokol is a writer, forester, traveler, and book reviewer. He lives in Northeast Georgia with his wife, Karen. He mostly writes fiction often drifting toward southern gothic and his fascination with all things peculiar. Jon’s work has appeared in the James Dickey Review, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Southern Literary Review, Reckon Review, Gutwrench Journal, and The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. His short story, “God’s Will,” was featured in Springer Mountain Press’s 2021 Summer Slasher Horror Anthology.

In 2021, Jon received his MFA in Creative Writing at Reinhardt University, where he also served as the Copy Editor for the James Dickey Review. His short story, “The Pride of Thine Heart,” won the 2021 Robert Driscoll Award for Excellence in Writing.

He can be reached at http://www.jonsokol.com, @JonSokolWriter on Twitter, and jonsokol_writer on Instagram.