About Me





“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.”  – Henry David Thoreau

Born in the U.S.V.I. and raised in York, Pennsylvania, Thorne McFarlane is an artist, poet, and experimental writer.

As the founder of Against the Vain, Thorne is passionate about writing that pushes the boundaries of conventional storytelling.

When it comes to writing, he is a big fan of the literary fiction “genre” and upholds the philosophy that writing should aspire to be more than just writing. His latest poetry collection is titled, The Groundwork of Realization.