John Michael Flynn


Off To The Next Wherever is John Michael Flynn’s third collection of short stories, following Dreaming Rodin, and Something Grand. As a poet, he’s earned awards from the Peace Corps, and New England Poetry Club. Born in Boston, a resident of central Virginia and a graduate of the University of Michigan, he also writes as Basil Rosa. Find him on the web at

Where to find John Michael Flynn online

Where to buy in print


Vintage Vinyl Playlist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2023 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Music abides as an elemental force in the lives and situations chronicled in each of these seventeen stories and a concluding novella. What all the characters share is a desire to follow Emerson's advice to "make much of your own place."
Off to the Next Wherever
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,560. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016 by Fomite. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories in Off To The Next Wherever examine desires to know those greener pastures, that comfort zone, a lasting sense of rootedness and belonging just around the next bend. They speak of wanderlust as solace, of place as identity, grounded in the question of how to live beyond mere survival as we make tracks inward or else try to escape from ourselves.

John Michael Flynn's tag cloud