Gerry Boyle is a crime novelist based in Maine. He is the author of more than a dozen novels, including the acclaimed Jack McMorrow mystery series, featuring ex-New York Times reporter Jack McMorrow and his social worker girlfriend Roxanne Masterson. DEADLINE, the first McMorrow mystery, was published in 1993 to national acclaim. Boyle followed his debut with more McMorrow adventures, which have been published in six languages and have built a loyal following for Jack and his retired Marine buddy Clair. Boyle lives with his wife and first reader, Mary, in a small village on a lake in central Maine. When he isn’t writing fiction, Boyle is editor of the Colby College magazine.
Anna Wrobel is an American historian and teacher, a Holocaust Studies educator, and a Sage Lecturer of history transmitted in poetic forms at the University of Southern Maine’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. She has published poems in several journals including Cafe Review and Lilith and two collections of her work have been published by Moon Pie Press. She is the curator and co-host, with Jim Donnelly, of Maine’s long-running feature poetry series, Lowry’s Lodge, a history presenter at the Puffin Foundation, a contributing writer to Jewish Currents, a journal of progressive politics and culture. Her historical poetry has been used by educators in several U.S. states, Poland, Germany and the Mideast.