Epitaph For God’s sake don’t inscribe this on my tombstone, Rest in Peaceor Be with Jesus. Inscribe this: He learned to love in spite of... Read more →
Michael Hathaway lives in St. John, Kansas in his childhood home with his family of felines. By day, he works as Keeper of History for Stafford County, and by night edits and publishes Chiron Review literary journal which he founded in 1982. He’s worked many day jobs to enable his poetry habit including newspaper typesetter/compositor, society editor, librarian, janitor, chauffeur, painter, wall- paperer, ladies clothing store clerk, babysitter, pet-sitter, house-sitter, and living assistant to the mentally disabled. He served 12 years on the Goodman Library city board, and currently serves as secretary/treasurer for the Stafford County Central Democratic Party. In 2008, he accidentally became an ordained minister of Spiritual Science (which has its roots in Theosophy and Gnosticism). He’s had 13 books of poetry and prose published, as well as 300+ poems in journals and anthologies. He was founding chairman of Poetry Rendezvous that celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2018.
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