ESTES was born in Compton, California but has
spent most of his life in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He received his B.A.
and B. ARCH degrees from the University of Arkansas in 1973 and began
private practice in Fayetteville upon graduation. He retired from
architecture in 2001 and resumed the study and writing of poetry and
essays. He has had articles published in Flashback and The
Futurist. His latest poetry has appeared in Grapevine, Poesia,