Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and visual art in over 400 national and international online and print journals. Some of Dr. Williamson’s visual art and/or poetry has been published in journals representing nearly 50 colleges and universities around the world. Dr. Williamson is an Assistant Professor of English at Allen University, self-taught pianist, poet, singer,composer, social scientist, private tutor, and a self-taught painter. His poetry has been nominated three times for the Best of the Net Antology of www.sundresspublications.com. 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. Prof. Williamson is also a chess master with a rating of 2223 and currently he is the Visual Arts Editor for VerseJunkies Magazine.