John C. Fisher is a freelance writer and speaker. He is the author of three books, two of which were co-authored with his wife and writing partner, Carol Fisher.
He has also written numerous magazine articles. Writing topics include Missouri history, food history, small farm agriculture, drainage of the the Southeast Missouri lowlands, gardening, devotionals, restaurant reviews, and travel.
In 2007 John received a Brownlee Research Grant from the State Historical Society of Missouri, and in 2009 he was awarded first place in the Best Newspaper/Magazine Column category in the Missouri Writers' Guild conference contest.
John is available to speak to groups on topics relating to Missouri history, French settlement in Missouri, drainage of the Southeast Missouri lowlands, food history, and gardening. He also presents workshops at writers conferences.