Jon Vreeland's first book, The Taste of Cigarettes: A Memoir of a Heroin Addict published May 22, 2018, on Vine Leaves Press. Vreeland is a writer-poet-journalist-playwright. His writing depicts the world of addiction and alcoholism, and Vreeland's twenty years of walking with the dead, and alone through Huntington Beach. Vreeland hasn't touched heroin or alcohol in close to half a decade. He now lives in Santa Barbara with his wife and artist Alycia Vreeland. He has two beautiful daughters who live in Huntington Beach with their mother and grandparents - Vreeland sees his daughters and family all the time.