Dan Klefstad is a longtime radio host and newscaster at NPR station WNIJ. His latest novel, Fiona's Guardians, is about humans who work for a beautiful manipulative vampire. The book was praised by the Chicago Writers Association's "Windy City Reviews," which likened his words to "tiles in an intricate and elaborate mosaic." Klefstad's novel started as a short story, "The Caretaker," published by Crack the Spine in 2017. It was later adapted by Artists' Ensemble Theater for their Mysterious Journey podcast. He writes in DeKalb, Illinois.