Joseph Michael Di Marius is a writer, chef and mental health client advocate from Long Island, NY. He studied Journalism at the University of Minnesota before completing his B.A. in History at Southern New Hampshire University. He is currently pursuing his M.A. in Pastoral Care at Fordham University. A writer since high school, his work has focused primarily on spiritual, philosophical and political commentary. After traveling the country solo for ten years, Joseph spent another decade in California with his wife, prior to returning to New York to live on the south shore of Long Island where they are avid surfers and paddle boarders. He is a fan of Band of Horses, The Kinks and the Barcelona and Liverpool Football clubs. Feel free to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.