Poet, singer, actor, ex-convict, and underground cult figure, Raegan Butcher began writing at the age of sixteen. His first collection of poetry, End of the World Graffiti, appeared in 1991. In 1994 he appeared in the Seattle Indie film "The Year of My Japanese Cousin." In 1996, he was convicted of armed robbery and spent seven years in prison. While incarcerated, he composed the poems for his next book of poetry, the highly regarded, Stone Hotel, published in 2003 by the anarchist collective, CrimethInc. Two years later, while living in Cuernavaca, Mexico, he produced another book of poetry, Rusty String Quartet, also published by CrimethInc. Raegan Butcher is also the author of a series of soon-to-be-released novels and has written numerous screenplays in various genres.