Rick Powell lives in Oak Forest, Illinois with his son, Brad. He is a lover of horror and dark fiction and his poetry and stories have appeared in Radical Dislocations, Wah Lum's Library, Satan's Holiday, Welcome To Your Nightmare, Blessings from the Darkness, The Nightmare Engine, Dark Eclipse Magazine, Shadows & Light Magazine, Twisted Dreams Magazine, Cthulhu Haiku II, Temporary Skeletons, Don't Look Back: 13 Terrifying Tales of Urban Folklore, The Ladies & Gentlemen of Horror 2014, Infernal Ink Magazine, Toys in the Attic, Cherry Nose Armageddon, and others.
All the proceeds from his first book of poetry, 'My Soul Stained, My Seed Sour', will go to The American Heart Association.
In 2016, he published his follow up book of poetry titled, More Regrets Than Glories.
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