Andy Engelson is a writer and editor who lives in Hanoi, Vietnam. He's currently working on a historical novel set in the Northwest United States during World War II. He's also a freelance writer, essayist and member of the Hanoi Writer's Collective. In a former life, he edited Washington Trails magazine for six years and before that was freelance journalist. He likes to hike, travel, and play with his family.
The novel is an art form and when you use it for anything other than art, you pervert it. . . If you manage to use it successfully for social, religious, or other purposes, it is because you made art first. — Flannery O’Connor, Letters