Dr. John Zmirak

John Zmirak received his BA from Yale University in 1986, then his MFA in screenwriting and fiction and his PhD in English in 1996 from Louisiana State University. His focus was the English Renaissance, and the novels of Walker Percy. He taught composition at LSU and screenwriting at Tulane University, and has written screenplays for and with director Ronald Maxwell ("Gods & Generals "and "Gettysburg"). His essays, poems, and other works have appeared in "First Things," the "Weekly Standard,"...See more