Teddy Macker is a father of two girls who attend The Waldorf School of Santa Barbara. He holds a BA (English) from Tufts University and an MFA (Creative Writing) from UC Irvine. He has taught at many schools at various levels and currently is on faculty in the College of Creative Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Teddy has published widely and is the author of “This World,” a collection of poetry. He lives on a small farm in Carpinteria with his wife and children.