John Leicht is a playwright and novelist living in Raleigh, North Carolina. John was Playwright-In-Residence for the Milwaukee Repertory Theater from 1986 – 1995. His mainstage productions at the M R T were AN AMERICAN JOURNEY (with Kermit Frazier) and MOOT. Other notable plays are a stage adaptation of Huckleberry Finn and The Irish Chord (with Michael Neville) for First Stage Milwaukee; SEQUOYAH, THE TRAIL OF TEARS for the Cherokee Heritage Center, CAFÉ DES BON TEMPS (also with Michael Neville) for Playwrights Studio Theater, and a new play CIVILIZATION. John’s novels are Gardyloo! and Making the Music. John, his wife Debra and their Golden Retriever, Chiller, live in a warm, cozy home set within the modest confines of their very own little woods.