About John W. Dennehy

About John W. Dennehy

John W. Dennehy is an American novelist and short story writer, often with a macabre bent. His thrillers from Severed Press include Clockwork Universe (2016) and Pacific Rising (2017).

His stories have appeared in Dual Cost Magazine, Crimson Streets, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Yellow Mama, Near to the Knuckle, Calliope, The Stray Branch, Disturbed Digest, SQ Mag, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Beyond Science Fiction, Weirdbook, Shotgun Honey, and anthologies SNAFU: Wolves at the Door, Winter Shivers, The Haunted Traveler, Bones III, and many more.

John grew up on a lake in New Hampshire, which he attributes to his creativity. After graduating from Pinkerton Academy, he served in the U.S. Marines. Then he studied Creative Writing/English at UNC Wilmington and Law at Suffolk University Law School. He was a Litigation Partner in a Boston law firm for many years. He is a member of International Thriller Writers, Horror Writers Association, and British Fantasy Society.

He spends his spare time fly fishing, diving, snowshoeing, camping and hiking. John loves chocolate labs. He lives in New Hampshire with his family.




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