An award-winning journalist who turned off his microphone to chase his dream of writing fiction.

John Enger is a writer, woodworker, and former journalist. By the end of his ten-year news career, John’s award-winning work reached one million listeners each week on Minnesota Public Radio and countless more through the dozens of platforms that picked up his stories. His byline appeared in USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and on regular contract work for National Public Radio. Now, he splits his time between building custom furniture and writing fiction. John lives with his wife, Emily, and their two children in northern Minnesota. Find his woodwork at engergrove.com.