John Dullaghan has had poems published by the following magazines: The Advocate, Parnassuss Literary Journal (3 poems), inky blue, Writer's Exchange, and chips off the writers block. Mind Over Matter is his first full length book. Born in the Bronx, NY, his family moved to Yonkers, NY, when he was ten years old, and then to Middletown, NY at 13. He joined the US Navy at 18 and was stationed in San Diego, CA, and Groton, CT (where he played two years on the hockey team). John and his wife Frances have two children, Katie, 9, and John, 6.