Originally from Talkeetna, Alaska, Mitchel Jurasek studied English literature at Bowdoin College. While at Bowdoin, he developed his love for creative writing under the guidance of novelist Brock Clark and non-fiction writer Alex Marzano-Lesnevich. An assortment of magazines and newspapers have published his work, including Q Magazine, The Bowdoin
Orient, and the Anchorage Daily News. He currently resides in Brooklyn with his loving puppy, Ginny.