Montgomery Maxton is a poet, writer, photographer, and mixed-media artist. He is also an award-winning teenage journalist. He has worked concurrently in the tech industry. Born and raised in Cincinnati, his photography has appeared on NationalGeographic.com among other outlets and his poetry published on numerous websites and in various print anthologies. He is the author of the poetry collections This Beautiful Bizarre (2010), Champagne (2016), and New and Selected Poems: 1999-2018. He released a graphic novel, The Manhattan Man, in 2018. In 2021 he'll release his short novel Moonlight on the Sunshine Roses which he wrote in 2009, as well as his fourth poetry collection, Shipwreck. During the 2020 pandemic lockdown in New York City he says he started writing two promising novels. His mixed-media artwork, although rarely seen, has begun to gain attention. He lives in New York City and previously resided in Columbus, Ohio and Philadelphia.
Montgomery Maxton in 2020