John Bresland

John Bresland is an essayist who works in video, radio and print.

His video essays can be seen at Blackbird and Ninth Letter, read in Brevity and North American Review and occasionally heard on public radio. His work has been anthologized in Essayists on the Essay: Montaigne to Our Time as well as The Fourth Genre, an anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction. He teaches creative writing and filmmaking at Northwestern.

A selection of his essays can be seen at