Mayer Wisotsky, ‘The Woodcarver’ and the author of The Legend of the Twilight Owls. He has worked in every kind of job from factory worker to hospital executive, from teacher to counselor, from actor and director to writer and musician, from salesman to manager, from bricklayer to woodcarver, from entrepreneur to consultant, from paperboy to selling vacuums. He has joined philosophical groups, political groups, religious groups, the military and was the president of a college faculty union. His years of living have given him a huge amount of experience to authentically understand the world. Poetry has been his safety valve. It is the way he can express his understanding of reality in an emotional burst of creativity.