Author Archives: John Proctor

About John Proctor

John Proctor lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, two daughters, and Chihuahua. He’s written memoir, fiction, poetry, criticism, and just about everything in the space between them. His work has been published in Essay Daily, The Normal School, The Austin Review, DIAGRAM, Superstition Review, Underwater New York, Defunct, New Madrid, Numero Cinq, McSweeney’s, Trouser Press, and New York Cool. He serves as Online Editor for Hunger Mountain Journal of the Arts and Dad for All Seasons columnist for the blog A Child Grows in Brooklyn. He teaches academic writing, media studies, and communication theory at Manhattanville College. You can find him online at

My Summer with Zack Hample, the A-Rod of Ballhawking

Talk about moneyball! Meet the guy who caught A-Rod’s 3000th hit, among other great souvenir balls. Continue reading

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Royal Blue: Return of the Repressed

A long-suffering fan of the Kansas City Royals gears up for another hopeful season. Continue reading

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