Joseph Suste’s experience raising two daughters on a mini-ranch in Southern Oregon inspired his 2014 novel, Sharp Obsidian. His activist attempts to stop abusive interrogation tactics inspired his most recent book, The Torture Trial of George W. Bush, published by Joshua Tree Publishing in April of 2016. He’s an engineer, actor, playwright, fiction writer, and poet. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam conflict, and graduated with a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois. He is an organizer of the Playwrights Atelier, and a member of the board of The Ashland Contemporary Theatre. Follow him on Twitter: @JosephSuste (https://twitter.com/josephsuste).