• Shadows of Illyria dark fantasy trilogy.

General details

  • JM_VanZuiden

  • Springfield, IL

  • JM VanZuiden

  • Clinton Community College, Western Illinois University

  • Male

  • English

In short

  • J.M. van Zuiden was born and raised in the upper Midwest in a small farm town. After two years attending a local community college, J.M. joined the US Army at age 21 being stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. He deployed with the US Army’s 1st Cavalry Division to Iraq in 2004 for Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he experienced combat first-hand. J.M. resides in Illinois with his wife of fifteen years and four children.

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Fairytales, Folklore & Mythology, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Short Story

    Non-Fiction: History, Philosophy, Politics & Current Affairs, Popular Science, Psychology, Reference, Science, Sex & Relationships, True Crime