A lifelong resident of Topeka, Kansas, Ethan Nelson is a dedicated literary fiction reader and writer. His favorite authors (those that have inspired him the most), are William Faulkner, Cormac McCarthy, and J.K. Rowling. In the hopes of becoming a published author in the near-future, he has written close to a dozen short stories and two novellas, and he is working on a first draft of a new novel. In addition, he currently attends Washburn University as an undergraduate majoring in English with an emphasis in creative writing. With his writing, Ethan hopes to give others new perspectives on how people think of and treat one another.