John Bocskay hails from Westchester County, New York and has been writing and teaching in South Korea since 1998. He lives in Busan with his wife Aeran, and his daughters Cheyoon, Cheyoung, and Chewon. John writes a column on expatriate life and Korean culture for Busan Haps Magazine, and his other work has appeared in The Korea Times, Stripes Korea, The Kukje Shinmun, and Branding in Asia Magazine. Culture Shock! Korea, a guide to Korean culture, customs, and etiquette, is his first book.