Greg David was the editorial director ofCrain's New York Businessfor 25 years and now writes a weekly column and blogs for the publication. He is also the director of the business and economics reporting program at the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. He is a commentator for WNYC'sFinancial 411on the city's economy, business, and politics and makes frequent media appearances on WCBS Newsradio 880 and other outlets. He lives in New York CityDavid Philippsis a features writer for theColorado Springs Gazettewhose articles have also appeared in theLos Angeles Times, theChicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer, andThe Seattle Times,among others. His coverage of the violence at Fort Carson won him the Livingston Prize for National Reporting and he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. This book was a finalist for the J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
George Witte is the author of two previous collections, The Apparitioners and Deniability . His poems have been published in a range of journals and anthologized in The Best American Poetry, Old Flame, Rabbit Ears , and Vocabula Bound . He received Poetry magazine's Frederick Bock prize, as well as a fellowship from the New Jersey Council for the Arts. The editor in chief of St. Martin's Press, he lives with his family in Ridgewood, New Jersey.