Cory Wheeler Mimms is the author of Trailing Tennessee, a coming-of-age story published in 2013. He studied publishing at Portland State University and screenwriting at New York Film Academy. As a journalist, he has written for west-coast magazines and newspapers. He now spends his days as associate publisher of Pomegranate Communications, a fine art publisher based in Portland, Oregon. Prior to all this, he spent six years as a medium-sized human in the U.S. military.