Howard Moon had a career in broadcasting and writing for most of his working life. He also had a column in the Ocala Star Banner for a number of years.
Howard is a Florida poet, author and speaker. He suffered a stroke/brain injury in 2012 and again in 2019. The strokes left him disabled and with a mental illness. He also lost some of his vision in his left eye.
His grandfather was born on a Fox reservation. Howard identifies as Native/BIPOC.
Many of his poems reflect his struggle with mental illness and his Native heritage.
He is available as a speaker on the importance of Telling Your Story, mental illness, living with a mental illness, living with a disability, being part Native and part white, and related issues. He also speaks about the laws regarding service animals.
As a poet he is available to do poetry readings.
Howard is retired but continues to write essays, non-fiction, fiction and poetry. He lives in central Florida with his wife Holly and his Service Dog Maggie.