About John Cosper

sm_headshotJohn Cosper is an award-winning writer who has spent the last 25 years writing sketch comedy, stage plays, short and feature films, TV programs, science fiction, children’s stories, and children’s ministry materials. He the head writer and director for the drama/film company Righteous Insanity for 24 years and directed numerous stage plays and over 100 short films.

John began writing about professional wrestling in 2013 when he started work on the book Bluegrass Brawlers. He created the Eat Sleep Wrestle website in December of 2014 as a place to share stories about today’s independent wrestling scene as well as it’s vibrant past. The goal is give casual fans a reason to give independent wrestling while opening the eyes of younger fans and wrestlers to the true history of the business.

John’s favorite wrestlers growing up were Shawn Michaels and the Von Erichs. His favorite historical wrestlers include “The Black Panther” Jim Mitchell, Stu Gibson, and Elvira Snodgrass.

When he’s not writing about wrestling, John also writes fiction, short films, kids books, and curriculum for children’s ministry. He lives in the indy wrestling hot bed of Southern Indiana across the river with his wife and kids, and he occasionally makes it out to see some live wrestling himself.

You can follow John on Twitter or connect onĀ Facebook. Or visit John’s personal website to see what else he has written.