Dr. Ernest Williamson III has published poetry and visual art in over 400 national and international online and print journals. Some of Dr. Williamson’s visual art and/or poetry has been published in journals representing over 35 colleges and universities around the world. Dr. Williamson is an adjunct professor, Christian, self-taught pianist, poet, singer,composer, social scientist, private tutor, and a self-taught painter. His poetry has been nominated three times for the Best of the Net Anthology (www.sundresspublications.com). The poems which were nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology were as follows: “The Jazz of Old Wine”, “The Symbol of Abiotic Needs”, & “The Misfortune of Shallow Sight”. He holds the B.A. and the M.A. in English/Creative Writing/Literature from the University of Memphis and the PhD in Higher Education Leadership from Seton Hall University. Professor Williamson, who has been an adjunct professor for 5 years, teaches at Kean University; Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey, and he is an Adjunct Lecturer at Nyack College in Manhattan, New York. He has recently been accepted into Drew University’s Doctor of Letters program. Dr. Williamson is 35 years old and a chess master with a peak online rating of 2300+; currently Dr. Williamson is rated 2201.