Evan Gillespie Title: Freelance Writer Education: Ball State University, University of Notre Dame Location: St. Paul, Minnesota Evan Gillespie is a freelance writer published in Entertainment Weekly, South Bend Tribune, WhatzUp, PopMatters, USA Today, and other outlets. He also authored the novel "Backpaddling: A River Adventure in Reverse" and the Horrific Reads critical anthology. Education Evan has a bachelor's degree in fine and studio arts from Ball State University. He also has a master's degree in art history from the University of Notre Dame. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.