I grew up in Chicago.
I studied fiction in the University of Iowa Undergraduate Fiction Workshop.
I traveled to Scotland to be a poet, and discovered that poetry is not the highest and best use of my time.
I worked as a journalist in Los Angeles, specializing in popular culture and urban policy.
I developed “product for syndication” at 20th Century Fox in Hollywood.
I’ve written or co-written dozens of television documentaries, primarily on military history and aviation.
I’ve consulted with 14 House of Representatives campaigns.
I’ve been involved in the launch of five start-ups.
I am currently training to walk the Camino de Santiago across northern Spain.