Tyler Auffhammer is an author who writes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. He has published one poetry chapbook, Threshold, and was included in the book-length poetry collection, Witness: Appalachia to Hatteras. His nonfiction has been published by Sigma Tau Delta and UNCW. He also writes for magazines like The Backwoodsman. His first fiction credit was 1950s Western Roundup from Pro Se Press, and currently has three titles awaiting publication: Quests Untold, The Adventures of Harvey Strong, and Bad Dames Die Dirty. He graduated Western Carolina University Magna Cum Laude, was an N.C. Teaching Fellow, and was selected as a Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for the Western Region. He teaches English and Creative Writing in North Carolina, where he lives with his wife.