M. Scott Douglass is a poet who loves solo bicycling & motorcycling trips. He enjoys all the parts of publishing a journal & other people’s books through Main Street Rag Publishing Company. MSRP is the biggest publisher of poetry in NC. His poetry has appeared in such places as The Asheville Poetry Review, Iodine Poetry Journal, Southern Poetry Review, and Sundog and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He also received an Emerging Artists Grant from the NC Arts & Science Council in 2001 which was used to publish his first book of poetry, Auditioning for Heaven. Other books include Balancing on Two Wheels (2003), STEEL WOMB Revisited (2005), and most recently, Hard to Love (2012). In 2006, he was the recipient of the Irene Blair Honeycutt Legacy Award. In 2010 the Poetry Council of NC awarded him a Certificate of Dedication. His cover design work has won two PICA Awards along with several Indie Press nominations.