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INTERVIEW with James Moxley about his recent book!

James Moxley is a thoughtful poet inspired by life’s countless beauties—all-things love in particular. The Young Lover with a Destiny is a book of  emotive poems about a young man on an exciting yet challenging journey to find love and chase after his dreams.


What was your primary inspiration for The Young Lover with a Destiny?

My own life and the way I look at the world.

Tell me about your writing journey.

It took me six years to have the courage to follow through the process of getting my book self-published.

What are some themes in your poetry book?

Love and dreams are the main themes in the book.

Who are some of your poetic influences?

Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou.

What is your writing process typically like?

I usually write when I am mad and happy. Also, ideas pop in my head at random sometimes and I write them down.


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Evy Zen (formerly Eva PoeteX) is a mystic poetess, eclectic artist, fiction writer, and wellness advocate who calls the Greater Cleveland area home sweet home. Born a Clevelander with a Greek lineage, the arts started being a major part of her life the moment she picked up her first crayon. To date, dozens of Evy's writings have been featured in publications like Thought Catalog, The Journey Magazine, and Journey of the Heart: Women's Spiritual Poetry. As a spoken word poet, she has also had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous musicians across the globe. Currently, Evy is the Founding Editor of Poehemian Press and runs the decade-young poetry website (formerly The Artistic Muse). Additionally, she is the author of several independently and locally published poetry books, including "Esoterra" and "Sacred Shapes." Furthermore, she works as a full-time freelance writer and editor. In 2012, Evy received a Bachelor of Arts degree (honors) in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University. She also obtained a Diploma (distinction) in Exercise Nutrition from Shaw Academy four years later. When she's not creating, Evy Zen recharges her batteries by reading her weight in books ("The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho is her personal favorite), going on epic bike rides, meditating to ambient music, and racing super cars behind the safety of her computer or TV screen. To find out more, visit her official website at

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