About the Author

 Derek Streidl was born and raised in Ohio, in the greater Cleveland area. At age 22, Streidls' first short story, Have a Warm Stay, Sir, was published in The Mill; a literary journal ran by the English Department of his alma mater, Baldwin Wallace University. Much of his style is derived from heroes like Jack Kerouac and J.D. Salinger. He has published a chapbook as well as a short story and poetry collection in 2019. Streidl is also an associate member of the Academy of American Poets since 2015. 



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