Joseph Wayne Barnes was born in Alexander City, Alabama. After graduating from Sylacauga High School in 1985, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He spent several years touring overseas and witnessed firsthand both triumph and tragedy in the human condition.
He currently lives with his fiancée in the "Live Music Capital of the World", Austin, Texas.
Joseph writes about the many facets of the heart. Kingdoms is a journey from the beauty of love, to the determination to suceed, to the devastation of grief, loneliness, and despair.
Published in Canada by Brian Wrixon Books
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Brian Wrixon Books (Canada) publishes anthologies of world poets as well as the poetic and prose works of individual authors who are members of the international writers' group, Poets with Voices Strong. Brian Wrixon Books (Canada) is a publisher registered with Library & Archives Canada.
A Realm of Rhyme of the Rural Kind Published November 21, 2014
The Art of Being Human Volume 11 Published November 12, 2014
Roses and Thorns Published November 07, 2014
The Pretzel Hold & 2 dozen other stories... Published September 27, 2014
Autumn Poetry Published September 21, 2014
Our Town Revisited Published August 26, 2014
Saved by the Swell Published July 26, 2014
Seeing Stars (2nd Edition) Published July 02, 2014