Will Swardstrom is a high school history teacher and the writer of numerous novels and short stories.
He lives in Southern Illinois with his wife and daughter. Also inhabiting his house are two cats and a very high-maintenance dog. Swardstrom used to work in radio and newspaper before beginning his teaching career six years ago and just recently began self-publishing short stories and books in May of 2013. He credits Hugh Howey with inspiring him to begin writing books.