Jake cosmos aller

John (“Jake”) Cosmos Aller is a novelist, poet, and former Foreign Service officer having served 27 years with the U.S. State Department serving in ten countries (Korea, Thailand, India, the Eastern Caribbean (lived in Barbados but covering Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts, St Lucia, and St Vincent) and Spain. Prior to joining the U.S. State Department, Jake taught ESL, political science and Korean history overseas for eight years. Jake served as a TB control worker in the Peace Corps in Korea. He grew up in Berkeley but has lived in Seattle, Stockton, Washington DC, Alexandria, Virginia, Tampa, Florida and Medford, Oregon. He has traveled to over 45 countries and 49 states.  He speaks Korean, Spanish and Thai.  He is married, no children.  He has a BA in political science and psychology from the University of the Pacific and an MA in Korean studies and an MA from the University of Washington.  He has been writing poetry, fiction, and novels for years. He has completed four SF novels and is seeking publication. His work has appeared in numerous literary magazines online. His poetry blog can be found at https://theworldaccordingtocosmos.com


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