won the Poetry Society of Virginia’s premier prize, the Edgar Allen Poe Memorial in 2013 and again in 2014. He won the University of Tennessee poetry prize in 1977 and the Hampton Roads Writers poetry prize in 2010. In 2013, Richer Resources Publications published his first book of poetry, Imagine Morning. He has been published in Artemis Journal, and Joys of the Table, An Anthology of Culinary Verse. He lives in Reston, Virginia, and is a Vietnam veteran.