When he’s not being kidnapped by aliens, THEODORE WEBB promotes writing, poetry, theatre and the arts in the community of Morgantown, West Virginia. Webb’s stage comedy, “Zombie Texts from the Future,” premiered October 2014 at Monongalia Arts Center (MAC), where he facilitates MACscriptwriters. Webb is a co-founding member of Morgantown Poets and has performed poetry as spoken word in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Eugene, Oregon, Charleston, West Virginia, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Webb’s poem, "America in Dreams" was published in Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel (summer 2007) and his “Spirit Horse” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize after appearing in amomancies (Nov. 2014). The author spent most of his childhood in Appalachia. A former journalist and soldier, Webb began writing The STARLING Connection after military service (2001-2005) in the Iraq War, deployed to central Iraq and Kuwait. Along with The STARLING Connection, Webb’s short stories, "Family Hour" ("The 3rd Era Stories") and "Desperate Engine" ("The Fred Caliber Stories") are available as e-books via Amazon.com and Smashwords.com. Webb blogs at http://www.theodorewebb.com. Like his author page at http://www.facebook.com/theodorewebbauthor and follow him on Twitter @theodoretedwebb.