Montgomery Maxton is a poet, writer, photographer, and mixed-media artist. His photography has appeared on NationalGeographic.com among other outlets and his poetry published on numerous websites and in various print anthologies. He is the author of the poetry collections This Beautiful Bizarre (2010), Champagne (2016), and New and Selected Poems: 1999-2018. He released a graphic novel, The Manhattan Man, in 2018. In 2021 he'll release his short novel Moonlight on the Sunshine Roses which he wrote in 2009, as well as his fourth poetry collection, Shipwreck.