Troy received his B.A. and M.A. from UC Santa Cruz and has worked as an educator both inside and outside academia. He has worked as a project administrator in the tech world, and now he is a hobbyist programmer. His obsession with nature and penchant for hiking in Europe inform his commitment to bringing the healing power of forests to people worldwide. By night, he is a horror author with three books, one of which has been optioned for a feature film deal. Troy can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.