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June 25, 2022: Book signing at The Book Warehouse, Lake George, NY. 11 am-2pm.

January 10, 2022: From First Draft to Final Draft: How to Edit Your Own Work. John will discuss practical developmental and copy/line editing techniques to improve your rough draft. Video clips coming!


June 24, 2022: Short, pre-recorded appearance on Richard Skipper Celebrates! Part of celebrating Judy Garland’s 100th birthday. YouTube. Live @ 5:00 pm.

Profile in Clifton Park Neighbors magazine by Jenna Caputo. Available February 22, 2022. John Briggs: Improvise and Persevere.

Clifton Park Neighbors Cover

May 27, 2021: I’ll be appearing on the S. Anthony Says… podcast. Host Steve Anthony and I will discuss comedy, kidlit, and more. Available through Apple, Podbean, Spotify, and other terrific distributors. 8:00 p.m.

April 8, 2020: Check out my interview with L.A.-based NFReads!

April 13, 2020: Check out my interview with the long-running!

You can also check out a few of my TV appearances on my Media page.


The release of DAD JOKES FOR KIDS (originally set for April 7th) has been delayed in light of the crisis. I’ll let you know when a new date has been set.

April 14, 2020: A VOTE FOR JESUS: A SATIRE ON CAMPAIGNING, CORRUPTION & POLITICAL CRUCIFIXION (Political satire. Think Life of Brian meets Catch-22!

Release Date TBA: LEAPING LEMMINGS! ESCAPE! (An activity book that teaches young readers colors, direction, numbers, and shapes. Think of it as a fast-paced and interactive version of A VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR!)

Release Date TBA: PETER’S PRINCIPLES FOR POLITICAL SUCCESS. Straight from the pages of A Vote for Jesus comes this handy guide for winning a modern campaign, courtesy of Jesus’ campaign manager. The hilarity that doubles as sound political strategy continues!


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