James Hoby is originally from Ellensburg, Washington, but after moving around a bit, he now lives in Alexandria, Virginia. He has been employed as a dishwasher, a fry-cook, a teacher, an investigator, an analyst, a program specialist, and then an analyst again. He is the author of two short, comic novels: "Cousin Tina Disappears" and "A Year with the Hoopers." Writing as E.D. Foxe, he is also the author of a third short novel, "Waking Up Naked On My Mother’s Grave," and "Rosamund," a collection of 80 poems.