The Names of Ancient Wars
"Like a favorite song you've not heard yet."
- Adrian Matejka, author of Map to the Stars
"An exciting new voice in American poetry."
- Sarah Blake, author of Naamah
"Simmers with music and metaphor."
- Mitchell L.H. Douglas, author of dying in the scarecrow's arms
"Filled with questions that...offer us a deeper look into ourselves."
- Paige Lewis, author of Space Struck
John Leo is the author of The Names of Ancient Wars (Ghost City Press, 2021), as well as the chapbook The Long Weekend is Over (CWP Collective Press, 2018). His work has appeared in Tinderbox Poetry, Entropy, FIVE:2:ONE, and elsewhere. Under the name John Eckerd-Leo, he has developed the board games Wolves of Mercia (2019) and Eat the Rich! (2020).
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