Emerson Dameron was born in June of 1978 in Nebo, NC. Dameron made his first zine at the age of seven, although he did not know the term.
He has also lived in Asheville, NC and Athens, GA. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Georgia.
Dameron's first published works came in 1996-97, in the NC zines C and gANK, followed by his first professional writing appearing in 1999, for the Athens, GA alt-weekly Flagpole.
He began publishing Wherewithal in 2004. In February 2006, Dameron co-founded the Chicago Underground Library.
Contributions to Compzines
- "Fire" read in June of 2006 for the Zinester Podcasts series.
- "Me And The Big Fella" read in January of 2006 for the Zinester Podcasts series.