Michael Allen Rose is a writer, musician, and performer based in Chicagoland. He won the 2021 Best Bizarro Novel Wonderland Award for his book Jurassichrist and has published with a variety of small presses, writing mostly bizarro, horror, and comedy. He also makes music under the name Flood Damage, and hosts the Ultimate Bizarro Showdown at BizarroCon among other events. He likes tea and cats.