A. Jarrell Hayes is a prize-winning poet and fiction writer from Maryland. He is an independent author, with over a dozen published books in poetry, fantasy, science fiction, and fiction. His work as appeared over twenty times in publications. In March of this year, he began a challenge to write and post a poem a day for an entire year in celebration of his thirtieth birthday. He designs t-shirts, buttons,and other products with poets and writers in mind. Everything you need to know about him can be found on his website at www.ajhayes.com.