Americana songwriter and Kansas-City-based storyteller K.W. Peery is the author of five poetry collections: Tales of a Receding Hairline; Purgatory; Wicked Rhythm; Ozark Howler; Gallatin Gallows. Tales of a Receding Hair- line was a semi finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards – Best in Poetry 2016. Peery is a regular contributor in Veterans Voices Magazine. His work is included in the Vincent Van Gogh Anthology Resurrection of a Sun Flower and the Walsall Poetry Society Anthology, Diverse Verse II & III.