About Me


I am an author, independent scholar, philosopher, and zenithist.

I write mostly literary philosophy and philosophical fiction, mixing philosophy into everything from satire to western. I count among my top philosophical influences Nietzsche, Leibniz, Olaf Stapledon, and William James. 

I live with my wife and sunshine, Zuriel van Belle, and our miniature schnauzer, Nietzsche, in Milwaukie, Oregon.


Zuriel and I became a couple on November 2007, and married on our 10th anniversary in November of 2017, on the Redwood Deck in Hoyt Arboretum (Portland, Oregon).

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