John D. Lamb is the director of Springfed Arts
, a literary non-profit organization that offers songwriting and prose and poetry workshops. Springfed Arts also hosts free public readings by authors, poets, and performance artists at venues throughout Metro Detroit such as the Scarab Club, Detroit Opera House, Music Hall's Jazz Café, and Lido Gallery.
A singer, songwriter, and guitarist for over 30 years, John runs Lamb's Retreat for Songwriters in Harbor Springs, Michigan each fall. To date, John has directed 25 songwriter retreats and has crafted over 1,000 individual song assignments for singers from throughout the United States.
He has also directed literary conferences since 1998, including the Walloon Writers' Retreat, Springfed Writers' Retreat, and the Detroit, Michigan Writers' Retreat.
John was a journalism major at Central Michigan University.