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John J. Healey

John J. Healey is a filmmaker and author. He has directed two documentary films: Federico García Lorca, A Family Portrait for RTVE in Spain, and The Practice of the Wild, about the poet and novelist Jim Harrison and the poet and ecologist Gary Snyder. First published in the Harvard Review, he now writes occasional articles for El País in Madrid. He has published four novels, Emily & Herman, The Samurai of Seville, April in Paris, and The Samurai’s Daughter. He currently splits his time between Spain and the United States.