Jack Trammell is a 36 year old writer and teacher in central Virginia, with five published books, including "Gray" (Xlibris), "Return to Treasure Island" (HSWF), "The Saints Departed" (HSWF), "Appalachian Dreams" (Escape Press), and "Math in History" (POL). His numerous smaller credits include articles in popular nonfiction magazines like "America's Civil War", "Scholastic", "Linn's Stamp News", etc.; and dozens of poems and short stories in journals like "The Fauquier Poetry Journal", "Snowapple Journal", etc.. He teaches local writing classes, in addition to teaching middle school English, and has written for two presidential campaigns. His current projects include a Civil War novel (almost finished), an unpublished manuscript being marketed, and a new collection of poetry due out this winter with Escape Press.