Jerrold Mundis has been a professional writer for more than 40 years. He is the author of 17 novels, 13 books of nonfiction, a number of ghostwritten books, and some 100 short stories, essays and articles. His books have been selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Literary Guild, and the One Spirit Book Club and translated into more than dozen foreign languages. His short work has appeared in publications ranging from The New York Times Magazine to American Heritage and the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. He is an experienced literary coach and teacher of professional and avocational writing.