Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and/or visual art in over 400 national and international online and print journals. His poetry has been nominated three times for the Best of the Net Anthology (http://www.sundresspublications.com/Opens in new window). The poems which were nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology were as follows: "The Jazz of Old Wine", "The Symbol of Abiotic Needs", & "The Misfortune of Shallow Sight". He holds the B.A. and the M.A. in English/Creative Writing/Literature from the University of Memphis
and the PhD in Higher Education Leadership from Seton Hall University. Dr. Williamson teaches at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey and at Nyack College in New York.
Publications and Prizes
Sword (Lulu Press, 2007)
A Little Poetry, Abramelin, Anastomoo, Artistry of Life, Audience, Backbone, Boyne Berries, Carcinogenic Poetry, Cerebration, Cherry Bleeds, Cherry Blossom, Clockwise Cat, Collaged, Colorwheel, Concelebratory Shoehorn Review, Copperfield Review, DaMazine, Decanto, decomP, deuce coupe, Edge, Electric Acorn, Eviscerator Heaven, Farmhouse Magazine, Ginosko Literary Journal, Grasslimb, In Between Hangovers, jmww, ken*again, Kritya, Kweli Journal, Languageandculture.net, Lily Lit Review, Long Story Short, Milk Sugar, Munyori Poetry Journal, Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal, Muse Apprentice Guild, New Mirage Journal, Niederngasse, nimble, Oklahoma Review, Pen Himalaya, Penwood Review, Plum Ruby Review, Rattlesnake Review, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, Review Americana, Rose and Thorn, Rumble, Scythe, Shoots and Vines, Skyline Magazine, Snow Monkey, Soul Fountain, Soundzine, South Jersey Underground, SouthernHum, Steel Toe Review, Stellar Showcase, Subliminal Interiors, Taj Mahal Review, Tattoo Highway, Tertulia Magazine, The Green Muse, The Houston Literary Review, The Montucky Review, The Prague Review, The Sound of Poetry Review, The Tower Journal, The Writer's Eye, Thick With Conviction, Timbooktu.com (several poems), Tryst, Underground Window, Whimperbang, Wild Violet, Word Catalyst Magazine, Ya'Sou!, Yes, Poetry
three Best of the Net Anthology nominations
Placed 3rd in Collaged Magazine Poetry Competition associated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill