Stephen Sanders

Stephen Sanders, “A Poet With Many Voices,” also known as “Blackbead the Pirate Laureate,” also known as “The Steampunk Poet,” is a man who writes in many voices.  First published in 1975, Sanders has become an award-winning poet with book/magazine/anthology credits too numerous to list here.  He regularly performs and speaks at poetry, pirate, Renaissance, and Steampunk events, most recently participating in a poetry panel at the Winnsboro Festival of Books.  He is on the Board of Directors of Seadog Enterprises which includes a publishing firm, Blackbead Books, a recording studio, Seadog Studios, and Galaxy of Voices, a stable of voice-over talent.  He is the current President of the Fort Worth Poetry Society and an active member of the Poetry Society of Texas and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies.  You can find examples of his work on YouTube at “The Adventure Poetry Channel.”  Sanders is also a published author of flash fiction and short stories.  If you want to know more about him, simply do a web search for “Stephen Sanders poetry.”

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