Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and/or visual art in over 500 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 is an Assistant Professor of English at Allen University.
Publications and Prizes
Sword (Lulu Press, 2007)
The Ginosko Anthology 2 (MadHat Press, 2014), 2012 Best of Anthology, Storm Cycle (Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2012), Carcinogenic Poetry Anthology (Virgogray Press, 2010)
A Little Poetry, aaduna, Abramelin, Adagio Verse Quarterly, Anastomoo, Ancient Heart Magazine, Apeiron Review, Apostrophe, Ariga, Artistry of Life, Audience, Backbone, Ballard Street Poetry Journal, beggarsandcheeseburgers., Bent Pin Quartely, Boyne Berries, Canopic Jar, Caper Literary Journal, Carcinogenic Poetry, Cerebration, Chanticleer, Cherry Bleeds, Cherry Blossom, Clockwise Cat, Collaged, Colorwheel, Concelebratory Shoehorn Review, Contemporary American Voices, Contemporary Literary Horizon, Copperfield Review, DaMazine, deadpaper, Decanto, decomP, Denver Syntax, deuce coupe, Edge, Electric Acorn, Escape Into Life, Eskimo Pie, Eunoia, Eviscerator Heaven, Exercise Bowler, Farmhouse Magazine, Five Fishes Journal, Foliate Oak, Front Porch Review, Full of Crow, Ginosko Literary Journal, Grasslimb, Harbinger Asylum, In Between Hangovers, jmww, Journal of Truth and Consequence, ken*again, Kritya, Kweli Journal, Languageandculture.net, Lily Lit Review, Litterbox Magazine, Little Pinkshack, Long Story Short, Media Cake, Message in a Bottle, Metazen, Milk Sugar, Mnemosyne, Monongahela Review, Munyori Poetry Journal, Muscadine Lines: A Southern Journal, Muse Apprentice Guild, Mythium Literary Journal, Neonbeam Magazine, New Mirage Journal, New Works Review, Niederngasse, nimble, Oklahoma Review, Pen Himalaya, Pens On Fire, Penwood Review, Plum Ruby Review, Poetry for the Masses, Prose Toad, Quantum Poetry Magazine, Ramshackle Review, Rattlesnake Review, Read This, Red Ochre Lit, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, Review Americana, Rose and Thorn, Rumble, Sage Trail Poetry Magazine, Scythe, Sentinel Literary Quarterly, Shoots and Vines, Skyline Magazine, Snow Monkey, Soanyway, Soul Fountain, Soundzine, South Jersey Underground, Southern Hum, SouthernHum, St. Somewhere Journal , Steel Toe Review, Stellar Showcase, Strange Road, Subjective Substance, Subliminal Interiors, Taj Mahal Review, Tattoo Highway, Tertulia Magazine, The American Aesthetic, The Aroostook Review, The Blue House, The Commonline Journal, The Green Muse, The Houston Literary Review, The Laughing Dog, The Linnet's Wings, The Maynard, The Montucky Review, The Ofi Press, The Prague Review, The Sidewalk's End, The Sound of Poetry Review, The Stray Branch, The Tower Journal, The Whistling Fire, The Writer's Eye, Thick With Conviction, Timbooktu.com (several poems), Torrid Literature Journal, Tryst, Underground Window, Unfettered Verse, Versus, Viral Cat, Wah, Whimperbang, why vandalism?, Wild Violet, Wilderness House Literary Review, Wingspan, 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