John Milbury-Steen has published or will publish work in The Beloit Poetry Journal, Blue Unicorn, Bumbershoot, The Centrifugal Eye, Chimaera, Christianity and Literature, Contemporary Sonnet, Dark Horse, The Deronda Review (Neovictorian/Cochlea), Kayak, Hellas, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, The Listening Eye, Lucid Rhythms, The Piedmont Literary Review, Scholia Satyrica, Shenandoah, Shattercolors, the Shit Creek Review and Umbrella.
He served in the Peace Corps in Liberia, West Africa. Did a Master's in Creative Writing with Ruth Stone at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Worked as an artificial intelligence programmer in Computer Based Education at the University of Delaware. He currently teaches English as a Second Language at Temple University, Philadelphia.