JC Sevcik is a writer trying to save the world from his (daylight) basement apartment. As a digital journalist, he’s covered US News for the Daily Dot and United Press International and likes to write about issues of equity and social justice, ubiquitous surveillance, the legalization of marijuana, politics, protestors, and the police state. His work has also appeared in the Stranger. He holds degrees in writing from Emerson and Goddard College. He lives in Seattle’s Central District with his guitars and his cat and takes long walks around the neighborhood with a mug of tea in his hand thinking about life, the universe, and everything. Co-founder of the Lit.mustest reading series at the Richard Hugo House, he also sits on the Seattle City of Literature board of directors. He’s currently finishing his first book, a memoir about his experience in the troubled teen industry.