R.D. Puller is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. After high school he traveled to Western Europe and Vietnam (courtesy of the U.S. Army) and afterwards attended college on the G.I. Bill while toiling at a multitude of jobs before teaching high school history for twenty years. Puller writes fiction, makes quirky artwork, hikes, and takes strange photos to the amusement of his spouse and wily kittens, Milo (Minderbinder) and Clementine (Cagliostro).