Chuck Newsey is from Chicago, IL (USA) and currently lives in Birmingham, UK. Chuck is a writer and enjoys the beautiful and the strange. She has been in bands, worked in offices, factories, and record stores. She has been the hero, the victim, the confidant, the liar and was homeless for a time. She has an undergraduate and Masters degree from Birmingham City University and is analysing Thomas Pynchon's narrative strategies for her PhD research. One day, Chuck hopes to race a tumbleweed.