Tom Andes is a writer and musician living in New Orleans. His writing has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2012, and The Star-Tribune, among others. He won the 2019 Gold Medal for Best Novel-in-Progress from the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society. He has taught at institutions including San Francisco State University, Northwest Arkansas Community College, and works as a freelance writer and editor. In early 2022, he released his EP Static on Every Station on Bandcamp.