John Richard Saylor - Author
John Richard Saylor obtained his doctorate at Yale University, his masters degree at the University of Minnesota, and his bachelors degree at the State University of New York, Buffalo, all in mechanical engineering.
Saylor attended the Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop where he worked with New York Times science writer, George Johnson. He twice attended the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop
with Steve Almond and with MacArthur Fellow Karen Russell. He has attended the
Clemson University fiction
workshop (ENGL 445) with Professor Keith Lee Morris and John Warner, the Emrys Writing Room (Greenville, South Carolina) with Scott Gould, and
the Writer’s Center (Bethesda, Maryland) with Liz Poliner
Saylor lives in the upstate region of South Carolina where he works as a professor of mechanical engineering at Clemson University.