About The Author

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 half of the sight in each of his eyes.

Many of his poems reflect his struggle with mental illness.

He is available as a speaker on the importance of Telling Your Story, mental illness, living with a mental illness, living with a disability 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.