Stephen Jarrell Williams was born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He has lived most of his life in California. He was the editor of Dead Snakes, UFO Gigolo, and Calvary Cross. His poetry has appeared in Aoife's Kiss, The Broome Review, Camroc Press Review, Chronogram Magazine, Deuce Coupe, Haight Ashbury Literary Review, Hawaii Review, Hungur, Kalkion, Liquid Imagination, Mad Swirl, Metazen, Mirror Dance, POEM, Poesia, REAL, Rusty Truck, Tales from the Moonlit Path, Zygote In My Coffee, and others. He loves to write at night with a grin and grimace and flame in his heart!