J.L. Askew

J. L. Askew is a lifetime reader, habitual writer, and diary-keeper who began composing family histories, case summaries, and court reports as a social worker with a baccalaureate in psychology from the University of Memphis. After obtaining a technical degree, he spent thirty-four years as field engineer with international corporations working on MRI machines. While based at a home office, his last twelve years included teaching at a training center, travels to hospitals nationwide for machine-down emergencies, and technical writing.


He is blessed with a daughter, Bethany, and son, Jonathan, and seven grandchildren, all whom reside near Austin, Texas.


Askew lives in Cordova, Tennessee, on a wooded four acres with frequent sightings of a spotted owl "Oscar", where he is currently working on a novel.

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