William E. Marks Biography

Has been composing poetry since high school, and studied Creative Poetry as an elective at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Inducted (1992) into the Homer Honor Society of International Poets.
Founder/Publisher - Martha’s Vineyard Magazine and Nantucket Magazine. Author of books, The History of Wind Power on Martha’s Vineyard; The Holy Order of Water, Healing Earth’s Waters and Ourselves; and publisher/editor of Water Voices from Around The World – which won 1st Place Gold in the world's largest book competition for the book: 'Most Likely to Save the Planet.' Featured on CNN; CBS; NBC; ABC, and others.
Water articles and poetry published in regional; national, and international publications, including 5 articles in the Water Encyclopedia published by John Wiley & Sons. Marks also has a “significant presence” in the award-winning film “FLOW: For Love Of Water, ” now available on DVD after playing in theaters across the US and other countries.
As a college student - researched fish kills and water pollution. Was honored by the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) “Citizen Activist Of The Year” award.
In the mid-1970s he lived outside for two years while traversing 7,000 miles across the United States from San Diego to Maine on a horse with a packhorse in tow. He called this project, RIDE FOR NATURE.