Daryl Ross Halencak is the Crowell, Texas author of Staring Blue Eyes, a book of prose poetry. He was a 2011, 2012, and 2013 Woody Guthrie Poet. He was recognized by the 17th Annual Artists Embassy International Dancing Poetry Festival, where he was invited to give a reading of his work in San Francisco, California. Daryl published a non-fiction article in the CZECH DIALOGUE, an English/Czech publication, and he has volunteered in editing articles for such publication in Prague, Czech Republic. He has also been published in The Cesky Stopy Magazine and Elegant Rage, an anthology honoring the life of Woody Guthrie. Daryl has been a featured reader in the Oklahoma City Writers' Community, and lectured in an advanced composition class at Oklahoma City Central University.