This is Doug's official BIo from his website.

Doug McAbee was raised by wolves.  He was born in a hovercraft somewhere over Connecticut in the early 1970s.

He earned his MFA at Winthrop University in 2003.

He was a graphic designer for 16 years.

He is currently Assistant Professor of Art at Lander University. 

He lives with his wife, son, a mermaid and 3 dogs in an igloo on a remote wilderness location.