- Originally from Benton Harbor, Michigan and a Graduate from John Wesley College with a B.A. in Social Science, ITT-Tech AA in Networking Admin, and a Computer Tech Certificate from JTI. Birdhas been writing poetry for the past 30 years. He has 7 published poetry books 4 published poetry chap books and poetry videos on DVD's. Has been published in Forward Time Newspaper,Storm Magazine,Harbinger Asylum,Indiana Review News Letter,Dandelion in a Vase of Roses, Waco WordFest Anthology, and No Mad's Choir Poetry Journey along with several Newsletters.
Birdman313 has several Editor’s Choice Awards and one International award. In addition, he has done editing for poetry for SOL Magazine and read poems for the October Fest. Other venues include readings at Open Mics, on Maverick-Media, Dark and Delicious, Sister-Sister, The Shirley Ann Show, and The Authors Corner Blog Talk Radio programs. He was presented a plaque for the poem “She”, a gold medallion and a pendant. He is in a documentary (Poetry is Dead) byVagabonds press in the Houston area. My Video "Forgotten Time" won first place in The Light Poetic Ministry Poetry Video Contest
He hosts the Spoken Word Contest at the National Black Book Festival in Houston, TX.
- if you don't stand for something , you will fall for anything......