Travis L. Martin is an educator and PhD candidate at the University of Kentucky. He will soon complete a dissertation on the proliferation of therapeutic writing and arts communities created by veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. He founded one of these groups, Military Experience & the Arts (MEA), and during his tenure as President and Editor-In-Chief he helped veterans and their families publish more than 500 works of fiction, non-fiction, artwork, poetry, and research in eight edited collections. Travis’s research interests include psychoanalytic trauma theory, gender and identity studies, science fiction films, and twentieth and twenty-first century war literature. His writing and artwork have appeared in The New York Times, American Imago (Johns Hopkins), The Forum for Modern Language Studies (Oxford),Writing on the Edge (UC-Davis), War, Literature, and the Arts (USAF), and other fine publications.