John Peragine is a published author of 13 books, has ghostwritten over 100 others. John is contributor for Reuters, the Today Show, and Forbes. He covered the John Edwards trial exclusively for Bloomberg News and the New York Times. He was a columnist in 2015-2016 in Speaker Magazine the official magazine of the National Speakers Association. He has written for a number of national magazines and his article “A Writer’s Guide to Iowa City (of Literature)” comes out in the July/August edition of Writer’s Digest.
John has been writing professionally since 2007, after working 13 years in Social Work and was a professional musician in the Western Piedmont Symphony as their piccolo player for over 25 years. He has been providing services through the National Speakers Association and the Global Speakers Federation since 2013. John is a member of the National Writer's Union. (UAW-Local 1981), and the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
John lives with his wife and two children on the beautiful Mississippi River in Davenport, Iowa.