Chad M. Christensen lives in the Ponca Hills north of Omaha, Nebraska, and is the managing editor of the WSC Press and the director of the Plains Writers Series. He earned his MFA from the University of Nebraska and teaches writing and publishing at Wayne State College.

He is currently writing lo-fi poetry and the column Boy With Shovel, published bi-weekly by The Big Smoke. His books are Shoot From the Hip & Ground Bound.