Ethan McGuire works by day as a healthcare information technology professional and by night as a writer, whose poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in Better than Starbucks, The Dark Sire, Dirigible Balloon, The Dispatch, Emerald Coast Review, New Verse News, Poetry Pea, the South Wales Evening Post, and Vita Brevis, among others. His debut poetry collection, Apocalypse Dance, releases in the Fall of 2022 through BSC Publishing. Ethan McGuire grew up in the Missouri Ozarks, but, eleven years ago, he moved to the Florida Panhandle, where he currently lives with his wife and their new daughter near the Gulf of Mexico. Ethan’s wife is a nurse and an educator, and both he and she enjoy interacting with the community through healthcare. When he is not working in IT or writing and reading, Ethan loves to spend time with his family, frequent the areas beaches and parks, and play bluegrass, country, and folk music with his brother. Ethan is a proud member of the Emerald Coast Writers, IT Gulf Coast, and The Poetry Pub. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems and English. You can find Ethan at TheFlummoxed.com and on Twitter as @AHeavyMetalPen.