About The Pacific

The Pacific is a site for matters of politics, literature (current and classical), and ocean conservation. Satire is common here. Commentary on foreign policy and nonviolent conflict resolution is a specialty. All published work on this site is by John Kaufman, unless otherwise indicated.

Kaufman is a poet and writer based in Wisconsin. Kaufman’s work has appeared in The Progressive, Milwaukee Magazine, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Capital Times, Long Island Quarterly, Kentucky Poetry Review, Education Week, and elsewhere.