John Weeks

Born in USA in 1968, John Weeks studied at UC Santa Cruz (BA Literature/Modern Society and Social Thought, 1991) and Monash University (MA Asian Studies 1998). Prior to coming to Cambodia, John has worked at Eclipse Comics, Dark Horse Comics, and wrote grants for overseas Khmer communities in the States and Australia. After working as Assistant Director for the Center for Khmer Studies in Siem Reap, Cambodia, John moved to Phnom Penh to explore local media, primarily print and electronic publishing. With Sang Salapak he has worked with local and international organisations, including the Cambodian government, private sector companies, and arts organisations. He is a founding member of Khmer comics NGO Our Books and co-Director of House32 Web Design.