MIKE CATALANO grew up in Santa Cruz, California.
He learned tracking and an appreciation of nature as part of
the California Ecology Corps in the early 1970s. He earned a
ministerial degree from Berean College (now Global University)
in 1986. From 1995-1998, he was editor of Melting Trees
Review, a poetry journal, in Montgomery, Alabama. He has had
over 400 poems published world-wide, including France, Guam,
South Africa, Canada, and Great Britain. He is the father of a
son, Abe; two daughters, Suzanne and Tammy, and a grandson,
Julius. He lives in Aromas, California.