About the Author
Evan Balkan is the author of six books of nonfiction and one novel, with one more of each forthcoming in 2020-2021, as well as many short stories and essays in an array of publications. He chairs the English Department at the Community College of Baltimore County, where he runs the creative writing program, and is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University. His screenplays have twice won the Baltimore Screenwriting Competition, a Saul Zaentz Innovation Fellowship, a Rocaberti scholarship, and have been finalists in the Screencraft Screenwriting Competition and the International Screenwriters Association's Stowe Story Labs. He is a co-writer for the television series Wayward Girls.