Jeffrey Helton is a native of Western North Carolina and an alumnus of Berea College, where he studied English and Philosophy. He’s currently transitioning out of an AmeriCorps VISTA position with Grow Appalachia. Jeffrey is the founder and editor of Pollen, an online literary magazine dedicated to the relationship between folks and food in Appalachia. He spends his free time writing in most genres under the sun. His fiction has been featured in Still: The Journal.