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|Copyright 2013 by Reg Darling. Used by permission.
|North Fork, Six Mile Run, Fall 1997
| Reg Darling is an accomplished writer and artist who has lived in
Warren, Pennsylvania all his life.
He is the author of four books: Coyote Soul, Raven Heart:
Meditations of a Hunter-Wanderer, Hartwell Road, A Story of One’s
Own, and Boondock Politics. He has published more than sixty
essays, reviews, interviews, and poems in various periodicals. In the
early 1990s his paintings were featured in over 70 exhibitions. He
holds a Bachelor of Science degree in General Studies from Clarion
University and a Master of Arts degree in Studio Art from Edinboro
University. Reg served as Regional Supervisor for the Bureau of
Financial Operations for the state of Pennsylvania, from which he
retired in 2004.
Today, he lives along a creek at the edge of town in Warren,
Pennsylvania with his wife Terry and his cats, Milo, Midnight and
His memoir, Hartwell Road traces a tumultuous coming of age in the
1960's and 1970's as the narrator comes to terms with his
relationships to family, friends and lovers with poignant settings in the
wilds of Western Pennsylvania that influence his personal growth.
For ordering information on Hartwell Road, please visit this link.