About Richard Beckham II

This Guy, Richard Charles Beckham II holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Antioch University Los Angeles. He's a graduate from the University of Washington with a degree in English, where he wrote articles for the school’s alternative newspaper The Weekly Enema. He's also one of the founding professional writers for the iTunes app, HOOKED, where his text message format pieces have over 50,000 reads. He has had his work featured in The Bookends Review's “Best of 2015 Anthology,” as well as Innovative Fiction Magazine, Metazen, Yesteryear Fiction, Dying Writers, Gold Man Review, with a poem published by Leaves of Ink. He lives in Seattle with his wife. To learn more about Richard check his Facebook page or email him politely.

Aside from his prose, Richard has had a poem published by Leaves of Ink and a cartoon published by The Humor Times. He is also an oil painter whose work has appeared in restaurants, coffee shops, and galleries around Seattle where he lives with his wife. His paintings can be seen at: www.flickr.com/photos/rcb_2.

Currently, he is working on his most recent novels, memoirs, and screenplays. Feel free to find out more about him at www.richardbeckham.com.

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Tinted Windows Are Ruining Society

Tinted Windows You all see them. Maybe you have them. They block out the sun, and they’re a lot easier to remember than a pair of sunglasses that you could just leave in your car. What are they? Tinted windows. They make sense. I get it. And they also make you feel safe, right? In […]

The Death of Art: A Series

The Death of Art: Part 1 Art died a while ago. The only thing keeping it alive is dead artists. What I mean by the “death of Art” — emphasis on the capital “A” — is that Art in the spiritual, romantic, Oscar Wilde sense of the word, has gone out with the Dodo. You […]