Poet, novelist, punk rock singer, actor, former prisoner and now full-time recluse, Raegan Butcher had his first collection of poetry, End of the World Graffiti, published in 1991 at the age of 22. In 1994, he appeared in the Seattle indie film "The Year Of My Japanese Cousin." In 1996 he was convicted of armed robbery and spent seven years in prison, during which time he composed the poems that would appear in his next highly regarded book of poetry, Stone Hotel. A life long horror and science fiction fan, Butcher is also the author of the sci-fi horror novels Siege of Station 19, Fury of the Chupacabras, Revolt of the Chupacabras, Rise of the Chupacabras and Invasion of the Chupacabras, all for Necro Publications. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with a growing collection of rescued animals.