I am a writer, martial arts expert, and mystic from Richmond, VA. My works include the novels Chatters on the Tide, Ghilan, and The 14th Mansion, as well as numerous poems, ‘zines, comic books, and short pieces. My short-story “Sign of the Times” appears in the Fall 2012 issue of the Hulltown 360 Literary Journal.
A martial artist for over twenty-five years, I am the founder and First Elder of Cabal Fang, an initiatory martial art marrying practical self-defense techniques with the wonders of the Western Mystery Tradition. In 2011 I was awarded the rank of Master by the Combat Martial Arts Practitioners Association. On the subject of martial arts I have penned The Cabal Fang Martial Arts Manual, Wisdom of the Raven, and the popular pamphlet Self-Defense for Activists.
I graduated from the University of Virginia in 1983 with a B.A. in English. My wife and I are the proud parents of four children and three grandchildren.