John A. McCabe, a lifelong writer in all genres, is an active member of the Writers Guild at the Pearl S. Buck Writing Center. His Novel, THE GIRL IN JAPAN, subtitle, A Young Soldier’s Story, centers on his studies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A short story writer, he also authored two Short Story Collections; Tracks Through Our Lives, published by The Pearl S. Buck Writing Center Press, which tells Philadelphia stories and tales of remarkable friendships. Tracks will have two sequels. His second and full short story collection, The Bridge Walker, consists of eighty titles. He was published by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars 2010 as a U. Penn Chapter participant with The Wedding Guests. His works appear in the PSB Literary Journals, He has also published poetry. John was a recent Presenter at the West Virginia University Gateway Conference honoring the legacy of Pearl S. Buck. His topic was Pearl’s 1959 novel, COMMAND THE MORNING; her historic fiction exposé of the Manhattan Project Mr. McCabe was also a Presenter at the 10 June 2019 National Association of Atomic Veterans 40th annual convention in Dayton.