Jack Deadmen is the author of NOBODY SPECIAL: The DEATH of JOHNNY SALINGER and its follow-up novel, CURSED is the ROAD to the AMERICAN DREAM. He has penned two stage plays (REDEMPTION and CITIZEN PLAIN) and nine screenplays (including WHEATFIELD with CROWS, co-written with director Brent Roske for the late Theo van Gogh). Upcoming works include a comedy for the stage (ABIGALE in the MOONLIGHT) and a novel (GHOST of the CRAVED). Founder of A Raven Desk Tome, Jack is also a member of the underground poet society "Canaries in the Mine." Born in Southern California, he lives near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, his home of twenty years.