John Welter

John Welter began his writing career as a newspaper copy boy, buying cigarettes for the city editor. Since then he has worked as a reporter at newspapers in the Midwest and the South and published humor sketches in The Atlantic. His first book, "Begin to Exit Here: A Novel of the Wayward Press", was widely praised and selected by "Library Journal" as a "Word of Mouth" recommendation for 1991. He lives in North Carolina, where he writes a humor column for "The Chapel Hill Herald" and is a...See more