Poet, Truth Seeker, Word Warrior
Beth Houston, MA, MFA, has taught creative writing, literature, and composition at ten universities and colleges in California and Florida and has worked as a writer and editor. Her publications include poetry, fiction, and nonfiction books, and over two-hundred works in literary journals. She is still delighted to have been the first featured poet at Able Muse Review.
Beth’s provocative books on Deism challenge prescribed beliefs with new thoughts about God, religion, spirituality, science, politics, and creativity. Her most recent nonfiction book, Exit Religion, Enter God, bundles two previous works, Born-Again Deist: My Journey Beyond Religion to the Plain Truth of God, and Natural God: Deism in the Age of Intelligent Design: A Deconstruction of Atheism and Religious Fundamentalism, and includes a new Preface.
Beth’s mystery/thriller + lesbian romance, Blood Moon Burning, pivots around sex trafficking of children. (Or does it…?) In addition to years of writing and teaching, Beth worked for the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women, and was a police property-evidence custodian and a sheriff’s 9-1-1 dispatcher. Family members have been FBI agents and Assistant Inspector General. Beth loves catching the bad guys, if only in her books.
Beth plans to add some hot-sauce to the already heated sociopolitical discourse, and at the same time to offer distilled info that might clarify important issues that are getting trounced in the chaos. Stayed tuned for her upcoming manifesto.
Beth Houston lives in Florida with her partner, Cheryl Carty, a dance teacher and former NYC dancer, choreographer, and Rockette.
Please visit www.bethhouston.com.
You can read more about Beth’s books, including excerpts, via her Amazon Author page: