1st Place Award Winner

The Sun Rises * Carl Hitchens

Poetry – Spiritual / Philosophical

SouthWest Writers Anthology 2020


Publishing Credits

Publishing credits include the books: Our Planet (human evolution essay): Carl Hitchens–Drumtalk. March 2019,  Thinning of the Veils (single-author poetry collection): Carl Hitchens–Drumtalk. June 2018, Shades of Light (single-author poetry collection): IUniverse. 2013, and Sitting with Warrior (historical-memoir/myth): iUniverse. 2010 – 2013, and the contributed poem, Breath of Fire (anthology, Meditation on Divine Names): Moonrise Press. 2012.

About Me

Through my writing, I strive to act as a voice of cultural, social and political examination, critique and criticism. To that point, I published my first book, Sitting with Warrior, in the hope of promoting better understanding and insight on war and its antecedents.




Seeing the World in 20/20

Anthology: Award Winning Stories

© Copyright SouthWest Writers Workshop 2020


Our Planet – Evolution

of Consciousness

Essay: human evolution

© Carl Hitchens 2019


Thinning of the Veils

Spiritual, socially-relevant poetry and memoir

© Carl Hitchens 2018


Shades of Light

Poetry revealing the blending of light

and darkness

© Carl Hitchens 2013


Sitting with Warrior

Historical memoir

and myth

© Carl Hitchens 2013