Richard A. Heyman is an internationally known, and award winning poet and artist, who has now published twelve novels and mini-novels. Mr. Heyman, best known for his thought provoking original and traditional poetry is also a well known artist having done sketches and portraits of such celebrities as Woody Haralson, Jack Nicholson, Ellen DeGeneres, Ted Kennedy and John Glenn and many, many more. Mr. Heyman's creative abilities have led him to create and design original inventions holding 3 patents pending. Delving into a different area of artistic achievement, Mr. Heyman is an Internationally known Martial Artist holding a Seventh Degree Black Belt and Kyoshi Teaching Credentials in Goju Ryu Karate, and a Third Degree Black Belt in Jyu Jitsu. Mr. Heyman currently resides on his estate in Northwest Ohio with his wife and family.