Larry Strauss grew up in New York City. He earned his MFA from Antioch University and has published three previous novels, more than ten books of non-fiction, including Defend Yourself for Avon. He is a National Board Certified secondary language arts teacher, as well as head of the English department, head basketball coach, and mentor to beginning teachers at a high school in South Los Angeles. His web site is: www.larrystraussonline.com
Tim McHugh is a well-known Bellingham, WA, musician who also has a degree in Creative Writing from Western Washington University. As a musician, Tim has received accolades for his CD's The Edge of Forever and A Fool like Me. For a complete look at Tim's musical accomplishments, please visit Tim at his website: http://timmchugh.net/. The Poet Chronicles is Tim's first novel.
Robert Lopresti is the author of more than thirty mystery stories, some of which have won the Derringer Award, and been nominated for the Anthony Award. He edited the book Thurber on Crime. He is also a singer-songwriter whose CD, Can I Blame You?, features "White Wolf," which appears in this novel. Raised in New Jersey, he has lived for almost twenty years in Bellingham, Washington, where he is a librarian at a university. His website is www.roblopresti.com.
Dana Lyons is the singer/songwriter best known for his dynamic performances and outrageous hit songs “Cows With Guns,” “RV” and “Ride The Lawn.” A global radio and web hit, “Cows With Guns” was #1 for the year on Dr. Demento, #2 on the Australian Country charts, #1 in Seattle and spent six months on the Irish Top 40. His web site is: www.cowswithguns.com