Graham Carrington is currently a freelance journalist who has
successfully written, published, and nationally marketed a book of poetry,
titled Tomorrow’s Promise and
the Pulitzer Prize nominee on motorcycling, titled Cowboys
With Chrome Horses. He
has recently completed a second poetry book soon to be published, titled One Heart
Beyond Tomorrow which includes his signature poem One
Heart. A popular
and accomplished public speaker and lecturer, he performs his collective
works for audiences of a variety of ages and lifestyles all across America.
Since 1992, Carrington has written
articles on travel, history, business, personality profiles, and events,
most of these featured in national or regional magazines.
Carrington began writing motorcycle-touring articles in 1993; and in 1995 traveled across the U.S. under contract to the Harley-Davidson Motor Company writing a series of five event articles for the Harley Owners Group membership magazine. During the period from November 1995 to February 1996, he had six pieces published in five national magazines. His poetry on motorcycling in America has been featured in several issues of the Sturgis Rally News magazine and other publications and performed live in two national video productions filmed at Sturgis in 1997.
The poems, Name
On A Wall and Rolling Thunder®
are featured on two Rolling Thunder® commemorative posters.
Articles and poems on a variety of aspects of motorcycling have
appeared in issues of such magazines as American Iron, Thunder Alley,
Biker, Easyriders, VQ, Motorcycle Events, Bikes & Spikes, and Sturgis
Prior to 1992, Carrington’s writing
credits include publishing two single-issue target magazines, serving as
editor of three newsletters, two regional and one at UNC-CH, and twenty-nine
years of writing ad copy for both broadcast and print media.
At age seventeen, he began a career in radio, which lasted until the
spring of 1973. He then evolved
out of Radio and into commercial photography for the production of printed
advertising pieces and brochures. In
1988, he returned to school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill and graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and
Additional background includes flying since 1962, five years of racing sports cars, working as an extra in several movies, and coordinating concerts and major events. One of the events resulted in the Vistascope audiovisual program for the Cyclorama in Atlanta.
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