Zachary Barnes has been writing fantasy and fiction since 2007. He teaches English and Creative Writing as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at George Mason University and works at the Annandale Campus Reading and Writing Center within the Virginia Community College system. His first book, AVENGARDE, was published by PandaMonk in 2016 and his short story GOOD STEEL was featured in THE ART OF WAR Anthology for charity. Currently, Zachary is completing his M.F.A. in Creative Writing–Fiction at George Mason University. When he’s not writing, tutoring, or teaching you can find Zachary and his wife Lani paying homage to the New York Times Cooking app, killing their houseplants, or backpacking with their miniature Schnauzer, Pepper.