About The River of Corn
America was a far different place in 1540 when Hernando de Soto entered the land of the Chicora, the largest and most powerful native empire in the American Southeast. A great civilization led by a beautiful queen, a magnificent temple covered in pearls, a ruthless conquistador lusting for gold, a powerful story that will have you at the edge of your seat.
John came west as a young man and settled in Berkeley where he graduated from the University of California. He still lives and writes there and works regularly with the fine authors at the Berkeley Writer’s Circle.