art by Luis Rubio Vargas
| Ray Lanthier has been writing since he was six. He was born in Canada and moved to Los Angeles in the eighties. He is a classical musician, an artist, and a veteran of the Bob Flanagan Beyond Baroque Wednesday workshops. He has been featured by the Valley Contemporary poets and published in their 2002 anthology. His day job is internet programmer. Ray is self-described as a 'symbolist' in the tradition of Dylan Thomas. He mentors young poets in workshops out of his home.