AR Bender is an emergent writer living in Tacoma, Washington, USA. A graduate of the University of Washington in English Literature and Journalism, he has held a variety of odd jobs over the years, including one on a newspaper. He has travelled and lived in different parts of the USA, as well as in Europe, Asia, and South America. Some of his poetry has been published in local journals. At the moment, he is seeking representation for his completed historical novel.