Sean Pessin earned a B.A. and M.A. at California State University Northridge and an M.F.A. from Otis College of Art and Design. As a lecturer at CSUN and Colburn School, he teaches a variety of courses including Comics and Graphic Novels, Literary Magazine, Fairy Tales, and First-Year Composition among others. He oversees the production of The Northridge Review. In 2017 he founded the Book Arts Laboratory at CSUN which assists students with all their book-shaped special projects, including class anthologies, artist books, and chapbooks. His chapbook on TED Talks, Thank You for Listening was published by Mindmade Books in 2017, and his new chapbook is forthcoming from Magra Books (2020). His work is always fabulous, strange, and queer.