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About Bruce Whealton
Bruce Whealton attended the Georgia Institute of Technology and received his Bachelors Degree in Electrical/computer Engineering in 1989. Bruce went on to receive his Masters in Social Work from the University of South Carolina in 1996.
Currently, Bruce Whealton is the owner and Web Developer for Future Wave Designs, a web technology firm. Future Wave Designs provides Web Design and Development, Web Hosting and Application Development. Future Wave develops web applications for the mobile web and the Semantic Web. Be sure to check out "My Family Lineage," a Semantic Web Genealogy Application. Be sure to join "My Family Lineage. and share your family tree.
Bruce Whealton began to think of himself as a poet beginning back in 1992, when he shared his poetry at a poetry reading for the first time. This was at the Coastline Convention Center overlooking the Cape Fear River, in Wilmington, NC. He began Word Salad as an online poetry magazine in 1995.
Bruce has combined his interest in technical matters with his creativity as expressed in efforts such as this poetry magazine, his own poetry, and as a Web Developer and Web Designer. Bruce Whealton is the owner of Future Wave Designs a successful web development, web design and consulting company in Carrboro, North Carolina, near Chapel Hill, NC in the Triangle Area of North Carolina - the Research Triangle area.
Recently, Bruce collaborated with Scott Urban on an ebook collection of poems entitled "Puncture Wounds," focusing on vampires and vampirism. Details can be found on this site by clicking on the menu option on the left for "Puncture Wounds."
Bruce also has seen his poems published in
- The Houston Literary Review
- The Talon - UNCW poetry and prose publication
- Death Head Grin
- Calliope Nerve
- The Horror Zine and
- the Horror Zine's associated Anthology "And Now the Nightmare Begins: The Horror Zine."
- Aphelion: The Webzine of Science Fiction and Fantasy - 9 of my poems
- Venus Rising
- Childe Bryde
- the thin edge of staring
- lines written w/a razor
- Gravity Hill - by St. Andrews Press
- Chance Magazine
- lunatic chameleon and
- Mystic Prophet
- The Anthology entitled "Simple Vows," which was put together by folks from St. Andrews College.
- In the not too distant past he placed in the Robert Roarke Poetry contest with a Haiku piece.