Kevin Staniec is an arts advocate, author, and publisher. Kevin studied Creative Writing and Film & Media Arts at Chapman University. In 2002, Kevin co-founded ISM, a non-profit organization that published an internationally distributed culture magazine and produced art exhibitions and community programs. In 2013, Kevin co-founded Black Hill Press, a publishing collective dedicated to the novella.
In 2015, Kevin was selected by the OC Register as one of the Most Influential People in Orange County and honored in OC Weekly’s People Issue celebrating the Most Fascinating People in Orange County. In 2016, Modern Luxury magazine featured Kevin as one of six forward-thinking entrepreneurs for their Innovators Issue.