Alastor Van Kleeck
Alastor Van Kleeck (they/them) has a Ph.D. in English and lives with their partner, Roz, near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They spend most of their time working at the Triangle Chicken Advocates sanctuary, which Alastor and Roz founded in 2014, and which inspired them to start The Microsanctuary Movement/Microsanctuary Resource Center together later that year. Alastor is also a co-organizer of the Humane Hoax Project. They have presented at the Animal Rights National Conference, the Conscious Eating Conference, and the Humane Hoax Online Conference, and have been interviewed on podcasts such as Our Hen House, Beyond Species, The Bearded Vegans, and others. Much of Alastor’s writing is available at strivingwithsystems.com.