Having grown up in Normal, IL, Lawrence Allan is Midwestern as fuck, and loves heroes who use humor as cover for their emotional trauma. For a time he was the highest paid writer in Pakistanti TV, writing three serials, including Qaatil, Pakistan’s first tele-thriller. His short story “A Big Favor” was published in the award winning crime anthology WRONG TURN, “If You Build A Robot” was published by Daily Science Fiction and he is currently shopping around his first novel. He is the recipient of the Michener Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin where he received an MFA in Playwriting. He lives in Los Angeles raising a bi-cultural, bilingual kid with his lovely wife.