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Life Under The Volcano

A neighborhood in Ecuador was mostly abandoned when Cotopaxi, the snow-capped volcano that hangs over the area, became active. Only a few die-hard residents remain.

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I wrote a book

And it was exhausting. More than I would have ever believed. Actually writing the book was a long and arduous process, perhaps compounded by the fact that it was about my own life and I didn’t always want to re-live some parts of the story. It’s also extremely hard to be objective about your own

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Interview with the Author

An interview by The Norwich Radical with author John Dennehy about his forthcoming book, Illegal: a true story of love, revolution and crossing borders

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The Long Road to a Book

This is a long time coming. I scribbled down thoughts and reflections while I was in transit, forced onto the plane by police who were ordered to kick me out of their country. That was 2006, nearly 11 years ago. And now, later this month, some of those notes will be published in my first

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My first book comes out next month!

More than a decade after I was deported from Ecuador then snuck back in, I am publishing a book about it. Next month. I began jotting down thoughts and notes while I was still in the process of living illegally and sneaking across borders so in a very real way this book has taken me

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Monsanto: A Beginner’s Guide To The World’s Most Dangerous Corporation (2017)

Today, hundreds of protests in nations around the world will join a grassroots effort called March Against Monsanto. But who is Monsanto and why should you know about them? You may not think you’re familiar with Monsanto, but you probably eat Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) created by them every day. They created the first GMO

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Cuba, I hardly knew you

Of the 50 nations I have ever visited, Cuba is the least genuine and friendly to the traveler passing through.

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How To Visit Cuba; a Guide for U.S. Citizens

A quick guide of how to visit Cuba and how much it will cost

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