Byron Edgington capped a forty-year aviation career in 2005. He returned to college at The Ohio State University and received his Bachelor of Arts in English in June 2012 at age 63.
Publication credits include the non-fiction essay titled ‘Lift Off,’ 2012 winner of The Bailey Prize offered by the Swedenborg Foundation Press. ‘Lift Off’ appears in the 2012 issue of The Chrysalis Reader. Other credits include an essay titled After the Rain in Gemini Magazine, and What they don’t tell you about returning to college at 62 in The Evening Street Review. Vinh MŶ, a war story, is currently on-line at Anak Sastra. Penduline Press contains a fiction piece titled Baggage.
Edgington’s work in progress includes a novel, Waiting for Willie Pete: A Helicopter Novel of Vietnam. Edgington’s recent memoir titled The Sky Behind Me, a Memoir of Flying and Life is available on Amazon as a paperback and Smashwords.com in E-book.
Byron Edgington is married to his best friend, Mariah. He’s a Federal Club Council member of the Human Rights Campaign, and an advocate for civil marriage equality. He lives and writes in Columbus Ohio. Visit the website at www.byronedgington.com.