John M. FitzGerald

is a writer and attorney in Los Angeles. He attended the University of West Los Angeles School of Law, where he won numerous writing awards and was editor of the Law Review.

His first book, Spring Water, the fictional story of the mental life of a psycho bottling plant shipping clerk who poisons bottles of water and ships them to Los Angeles stores, was a Turning Point Books prize selection in 2005.

Telling Time by the Shadows, a book of poems of love and longing, was released from Turning Point Books in April, 2008.

 His third book of poetry, The Mind, was released by Salmon Poetry in February, 2011.