Jack Butler is a man whose name says it all. He is what some people would call a Jack-of-all-trades. He has done, experienced, and created many things. He has worked as a bread-company route man, statistical analyst, fried pie man, writer-in-residence, Baptist preacher, and an assistant dean at Hendrix College in Arkansas. He is an excellent cook, poet, and novelist. He currently teaches creative writing at the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico.