Surreal is a native of South Carolina and has been recognized on a state level for his writing. After spending much of the 1990's traveling stateside and abroad, Surreal settled in the metro Washington, D.C. area.
Surreal is a graduate of the University of Maryland University College, where he studied psychology. Surreal's first love is writing and his inspirations range from Shakespeare to Langston Hughes to Jimi Hendricks and Jim Morrison to Tupac Amaru Shakur. He is very pleased to share this project with a broad audience.