Is a writer living in Los Angeles. He was born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island. He wrote and directed the award-winning short film Lunch With Louie, which appeared in more than thirty-five festivals around the world. WHEN I GOT OUT is his second novel. His first — WHAT IT WAS LIKE — has been greeted by praise from readers all over the country. Check out the 5-star reviews on Amazon.com and the high rating on Goodreads.com.