Educated at University of North Texas, Tony Burnett is Managing Editor at Kallisto Gaia Press, home of The Ocotillo Review The Texas Poetry Calendar (beginning in 2018). An award winning poet, journalist, activist and songwriter, his poetry and short fiction have been published in national literary magazines and anthologies including, Story America, Frontier Tales, Texas Poetry Calendar, Poetry @ Round Top anthology, Tidal Basin Review, Di-verse-city Toucan Literary Magazine. He is Editor in Chief of the on-line blog with over 6000 subscribers and serves as Board President of the Writers' League of Texas. He makes his home in rural central Texas near Temple with his trophy wife, Robin. His hobbies include poking wasp nests with short sticks and wandering aimlessly about.