Bobby Biedrzycki is a writer, performer, educator, and transnational human rights activist who resides in Chicago. His stories have appeared on pages, stages, and bar microphones across the US and beyond. He is a company member of 2nd Story, where he tells stories and serves as director of programming. Bobby is also a faculty member of the Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago, where he was the 2013 recipient of the Part-Time Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award. He also teaches writing and performance at Gallery 37 for the Arts and the Goodman Theater.