BIO: Born and raised in Charleston, S.C., moved to Chicago, educated at
red-bricked universities and on Chicago’s streets, Charles has enjoyed working
as a truck driver, city bus driver and enthused bookstore clerk.
Married on a Kauai beach in 2011, a loving Grandfather for five free
spirits, his work as Poet and shareholder in an independent Bookstore’s
And not a few of his poems have been accepted by literary journals, such
as The Pedestal, Poetry365, The Criterion [India], Poetry Salzburg [Austria],
The Oyez Review, Battered Suitcase, Poetry Kanto [Japan], Open Road [Planet Earth],
Tiger’s Eye and Rusty Nail.
His chapbook, “Into the Owl-Dreamed Night” is available through
Uttered Chaos Press at http://www.utteredchaos.org.