John Repp

Writer & Teacher



Welcome to my virtual home, where visitors can find information on my published writing, artist’s residencies, readings, and projects in development; students can review and download course material; and artist’s residency site supervisors, reading series coordinators, and writing conference directors can examine and download my professional credentials.

Recent News

Review of Louise Glück’s Faithful and Virtuous Night

Two Poems in Furious Gazelle

A Poem in Whiskey Island

A Poem in the Louisville Review

Prosody Reading/Interview, WESA-FM

A Poem in Torrid Literature Journal

A Poem in Crack the Spine

The Erie Times-News Reviews Fat Jersey Blues

Triquarterly Reviews Fat Jersey Blues

A Poem on Verse Daily

The Collagist Reviews Fat Jersey Blues

The Erie Times-News Reviews Music Over the Water


Writing Inquiries

Academic Inquiries


John Repp is a widely published poet, fiction writer, essayist, and book critic. Since 1978, he has taught writing and literature at various colleges, universities, schools, and social service agencies. A native of southern New Jersey, he has lived for many years in northwestern Pennsylvania with his wife, the visual artist Katherine Knupp, and their son, Dylan. 

Photos by Anna Wolf and Katherine Knupp

Recent Collections


ISBN: 978-1-935770-09-1

Available From

Alice Greene & Co.


Barnes & Noble

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2013 Akron Poetry Prize

ISBN: 978-1-937378-94-3

Available From

University of Akron Press


Barnes & Noble

Powell’s Books

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