Mike Pederson is the publisher/editor/graphic designer responsible for the semiprozine “Nth Degree” and its e-zine counterpart, NthZine.com. Mike began life as a semi-pro in 1988 when his SF short story, “Dust Storm,” won first place in a local writing contest. In the 1990s, he wrote and published the “Raven” comic book series (with artist R. Craig Enslin) and edited and published “Scene,” a Virginia-based entertainment magazine. Mike is a lifelong book enthusiast and has been a published book reviewer since 1998.
Overall, there’s a universality to the dilemma that Bagge’s characters face: Who are we? We each have our own work, personal, relationship, social, and on-line identities—is any one of these more valid than another?