Alan Proctor has published short fiction, essays, humor and poetry in New Letters, The Laurel Review, Chatauqua, I-70 Review, Hanging Loose, Loon, Crosstimbers, Rockhurst Review and The Poeming Pidgeon among other literary journals. He was twice a Writer’s Digest national poetry finalist. A memoir, The Sweden File: Memoir of an American Expatriate, which he co-authored with his late brother Bruce Proctor and published in 2015, received a featured review in Kirkus Reviews and was selected as a 2015 “literary star” by the Kansas City Star newspaper. It is being re-released in 2019 by Open Books Press. Adirondack Summer, 1969, his debut novel, was published by Westphalia Press in the summer of 2018. Mr. Proctor lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, Dr. Susan Proctor and their cat, Beans.