Mike Jack Stoumbos is an author and educator, living with his wife and their parrot in Richmond, VA. He is best known as a 1st-place winner of the Writers of the Future contest and for his space opera novel series This Fine Crew. His work appears in anthologies from Zombies Need Brains, WordFire Press, and Camden Park Press, among others. He is the lead editor of WonderBird Press, whose first anthology, Murderbirds, made 1st-day funding and was named a #ProjectWeLove on Kickstarter. Mike Jack teaches writing craft classes for teens and writing habits workshops for emerging authors. He also writes articles for TheBookBreak.com and other groups. Find more of his publications and his newsletter at MikeJackStoumbos.com