u.v.ray has remained on the fringes of the underground literary scene for over 20 years and his poetry, fiction and articles have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies around the world. He has drawn comparisons to Jack Kerouac, Charles Bukowski and Giuseppe Ungaretti, though he vigorously refutes these comparisons. Author Richard Godwin calls his debut short story collection We Are Glass a "Dark, suggestive rebellion; a challenge to the status quo."
"Road Trip & Other Poems is a thrilling read. Loaded with darkness, drugs, blood & midnight wanderings. It pulses with energy. A 24 hour no-sleep cyclone."
Christopher Frost, Neon Literary Magazine
"New Contemporary British fiction doesn't get any better"
Sean McGahey, The Beat Literary Webzine
"Road Trip & Other Poems smashes worn phrases, provides spartan insights, and piercing snapshots"
Christopher Byck, 48th Street Press
"One of the most powerful voices of the literary Underground"
Richard Godwin, author of Apostle Rising
"Had I been bound in u.v.ray's body I could have written this book. It's what I call my point of view. It let me add all this to my life. Nice book!"
"One of the few modern poets who doesn't give me the urge to knock on their door with a can of hairspray & a box of matches"