Currently a librarian and instructor of English at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA, Jeff Coghillgrew up an Army brat and graduated in 1980 from Heidelberg American High School in Heidelberg, Germany.He went on to earn his B.A. in English from Methodist College in 1983, his M.A. in English from Western Carolina University, and his M.L.I.S. in library studies from the University of Alabama in 1997.He now resides in Lake Charles, LA with his wife, Michele; his teenage daughter, Caroline; and his West Highland White Terrier, "Alfie" a.k.a. Alfred, Lord Tennyson.