Travis R. Kayhart grew up both in St. George and Ogden, Utah. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in English, Creative Writing from Dixie State University. Being deaf in his entire life, he had a passion for Aviation as well as writing.
The poem Show and Tell is his second
published work. Travis enjoys flying airplanes to witness aerial views of the magnificent southern Utah landscape. Travis is a native of St. George, Utah.
In 1985, at the Utah School for the Deaf in Ogden Utah, he composed a flash fiction piece and won a prize in writing contest. It was Squeeze or Bust. He didn’t publish that poem, Show and Tell, through the Dixie State University’s Route7Review for the first time, though when he did his short bio for the R7R. He found two folders during closet clean-out: green manila folder with a copy of the When Picture Tell a Story, the non-fiction piece he did for Gallaudet University’s national magazine, World Around you, and he was awarded $150 for the first prize in 1990. The second one was yellow manila folder—stapled at the end—the title jumped out: 1985 U.S.D. Writing Contest. Now, it begins…