Michael Frizell, MFA, Director of Student Learning Services at Missouri State University, is Editor of The Learning Assistance Review, the peer-reviewed journal of the National College Learning Center Association where he also serves as president. He holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. His poetry, short stories, and creative nonfiction appear in literary journals and in comic books for Tidal Wave Entertainment, where he writes biographies of the famous and infamous. He also serves as the associate editor for Skye Press, an imprint of Oghma Creative Media serializing his graphic novel, Bender, which originally appeared in Saddlebag Dispatches magazine. A hardcover volume collecting the entire series about the infamous serial killer family from Southeast Kansas is expected this fall.