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Byron Edgington is a retired commercial helicopter pilot, author, and Crew Resource Management Instructor. Trained to fly in the Army, he spent a year in Vietnam, then began a commercial aviation career that lasted 40 years. Retired in 2005, he received his Bachelors in English & Creative writing from The Ohio State University in 2012 at age 63. Edgington won the prestigious Bailey Prize from the Swedenborg Foundation Press for his essay titled Liftoff. Published in numerous trade and monthly magazines, he was a writer for The Iowa City Press Citizen. Edgington is married to Mariah, his best editor. He has 3 daughters, and 6 grandkids, and lives and writes in Iowa City Iowa.  Look for his new book Journey Well, You Are More Than Enough this spring.