About the Writer

Ed TankersleyEd Tankersley is a work-in-progress novelist and poet, a veteran advertising writer, and an online marketing consultant.

After graduating with a BFA in studio art and a minor in art history, Ed worked for 25 years in and around advertising. He started his career as a writer, eventually combining his talents for writing and art to become a creative director. Since 2009, he has provided writing, design, and creative communications services through his agency, Eight Trails.

He’s won Addy, Telly, and Webby awards for his advertising work, as well as a Swarthout award for fiction. (Top that, Brad Pitt.)