David Stuart MacLean
David Stuart MacLean is a PEN/American award-winning writer. He is the author of the memoir The Answer to the Riddle Is Me, which was named one of the Best Books of 2014 by Kirkus Reviews and won the Best Biography & Memoir award from the Society of Midland Authors in 2015. He’s the co-founder of the Poison Pen Reading Series in Houston, TX and was a Fulbright Scholar to India. He has taught at The University of Chicago, Columbia College, The University of Houston, and the Cook County Department of Corrections. He lives in Chicago with his wife, kids, and a mediocre cat. His first novel, How I Learned to Hate in Ohio, was published in 2021.