Ira Brooker lives in Saint Paul, MN by way of Wisconsin, New Orleans and Chicago. His work has appeared quite a few places. Perhaps you've seen some of it. He's a freelance writer and editor who's done work for all manner of businesses, journalistic publications, and creative venues. He used to edit Minnesota Playlist, the state's leading online journal of the theatrical arts. He blogs about cultural minutia at atalentforidleness.blogspot.com and maintains a personal archive at irabrooker.com.