Praise for All Clear

“John Mifsud’s family stories from World War II on Malta constitute a priceless addition to official chronicles of the time. All Clear is eloquently expressed in crystal prose and documents participation of the Maltese people in their own fate.”
J. Michael Kearney, Author, Malta Concerto


“In All Clear, language becomes poetry to create a moving anthem to freedom.”
Luis Bolaños, Author, Para encender la noche


All Clear is a generous gift to a beloved homeland from a native son. John Mifsud writes about his love for family and country by recreating the events that shaped them. In doing so, he gives us voices and flavors so strong and sweet they remain long after the book has closed.”
Nancy Rawles, Author, My



Residencies, Readings and Panels


Union Club, Sliema, Malta

Excelsior Hotel, Valetta, Malta


Atlanta Literary Arts Festival, Decatur Library

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta - Closing Keynote, The Intersection of Creativity and Social Justice


The Maltese Embassy, Washington D.C.

Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle


Borders Bookstore, University Village, Seattle

Richard Hugo House, Seattle


2005 Jack Straw Writers Program, Seattle - 2005 Guest Curator


Helen Riaboff Whiteley Center, San Juan Island - Writer in Residence

Jack Straw Studios, Alumni Award Winners Public Reading, Seattle


Bumbershoot, Literary Arts Stage, Seattle


National Public Radio, KUOW, Jack Straw Writer’s Program

MAPS - A Literary Cartography: Richard Hugo House


For John's complete literary resume, please click here.