JC Crumpton was born in Southern California and grew up in San Diego, Chicago, Iceland, Germany, and Arkansas. He lives in Northwest Arkansas with is wife, his cat, and her dog.
Growing up as a military brat in a broad range of places gives JC a broad palette of experiences to utilize in his writing. He has held a myriad of jobs, including fry cook, telemarketer, soccer coach, substitute teacher, and sales analyst, making him a confused if well-rounded person. He received his undergraduate degree in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis from the University of Arkansas and worked seven years for a daily newspaper, compiling a list of over 1,000 bylines.
Silence in the Garden is JC’s first published novel. More of his work has appeared in Aiofe’s Kiss, Beyond Centauri, The Penwood Review, and Saddlebag Dispatches, among others. He has several projects coming out with Pro Se Press and Oghma Creative Media. He is a proud member of Authors’ Anonymous 2.0 writing group and Ozark Creative Writers.