Michael P. McManus
Michael P. McManus lives in West Monroe, Louisiana. He is a Navy Veteran and lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. His poems and short stories have appeared in approximately one hundred journals. He has received an Artist Fellowship Award from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, as well as two Pushcart Prize nominations. Though he never served in Vietnam, he has several close friends who did. He considers them, along with other Vietnam Veterans, the unsung heroes of this generation.