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Sean Sexton, was born and grew up on his family’s Treasure Hammock Ranch and divides his time between managing a 700-acre cow-calf and seed stock operation, painting, and writing. He is author of Blood Writing, Poems, Anhinga Press, May Darkness Restore, Press 53, and two chapbooks. His third full poetry collection, “Portals,” is due out this Fall. He has performed at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, NV, Miami Book Fair International, and the High Road Poetry and Short Fiction Festival, in Winston Salem, NC. He was nominated for a 2020 and 2021 Pushcart Prize and received a Florida Individual Artist’s Fellowship in 2001.
He is a board member of the Laura Riding Jackson Foundation (Lauraridingjackson.org) and founding event chair of the Annual Poetry and Barbeque now in its eleventh year. He also co-founded and curates a Poetry and Organ Advent and Lenten Concert Series at Community Church in Vero Beach, FL (ccovb.org) featuring nine concerts each year attracting poets from all over the US. He became inaugural Poet Laureate of Indian River County in 2016.