Ramsey Mathews was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia. In Hollywood, he performed stand-in and stunt work for Patrick Swayze and Ron Perlman. He earned his PhD in English and Creative Writing from Florida State University, an MFA in poetry from Cal State University, Long Beach, and an MA Lit degree in Drama from Cal State University Northridge. He has published short fiction, poetry, book reviews, ten-minutes plays, photography, and wrote four screenplays on consignment. When he is not reading or writing, you might spot him with his camera at a wildlife refuge near Tallahassee or a Gulf Coast beach.