William Saffell

Saffell was born in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, and grew up in Virginia, Massachusetts, Arizona, Maryland, and Taiwan. He worked a number of jobs, both blue-collar and white-collar, while pursuing his college education. He served in the US Army, and was stationed with the 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam, in Japan, and in Germany. He works as a teacher of English as a second language in colleges in Virginia and Pennsylvania.