Bryan Mealer is the author of The Kings of Big SpringMuck City and the New York Times bestseller The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind – written with William Kamkwamba – which is now a Netflix film starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. He’s also the author of All Things Must Fight to Live, which chronicled his years covering the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the Associated Press and Harper’s. His work appears regularly in The Guardian, and has also been published in The New RepublicTexas Monthly, and Esquire. Mealer and his family currently live in New York City, where he's pursuing a Masters of Divinity at Union Theological Seminary.