A resident of Stockton, CA, Jose Cantu has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Tuleburg Press of Stockton, CA, and is a member of the Heritage Writers Community of San Joaquin County.
He has written three novels while developing his craft, “The Deadeye Deuce;” “Full Circle;” “The Legacy: A Heritage of Hate;” and one book of poetry, “A Chorus of Christmas Carols.”
Jose is an award-winning poet who has appeared on television as part of a telecast for writers, and also speaks at writing seminars and workshops. Many of the poems appearing in this book have been shared in a variety of public settings.
His writing style developed as an outgrowth of his desire to veer away from long-established customs of poetic expression.
Jose holds a Bachelor’s Degree from St. Mary’s University; a Master’s Degree in Management & Supervision Administration from Central Michigan University; a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Nova University; and a Doctorate in that field also from Nova University.