John Repp: Writer & Teacher


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John Repp is a poet, fiction writer, essayist, and book critic. As a Franconia College undergraduate, he co-taught in Spring, 1977 a course entitled “Anarchism: Theory and Practice” and has since taught writing and literature at various colleges, universities, schools, and social service agencies. A native of the Pine Barrens region of southern New Jersey, he has lived for many years in northwestern Pennsylvania with his wife, the visual artist Katherine Knupp, and their son, Dylan. 

Photos by Anna Wolf, Bradley Sherman, and Katherine Knupp.

“Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.”

D.W. Winnicott

“What cannot be said must be wept.”