Gerald Everett Jones holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from the College of Letters, Wesleyan University. He is the award-winning author of 13 novels, including the romantic comedy “Mick & Moira & Brad,” literary fiction “Harry Harambee’s Kenyan Sundowner,” the Preacher Evan Wycliff mystery-thriller series, and the psychological literary novel “Clifford’s Spiral.” He wrote a series of three satiric Rollo Hemphill misadventures, the adult melodrama “Christmas Karma,” the crime story “Choke Hold,” the father-son comedy “Mr. Ballpoint,” and the historical thriller “Bonfire of the Vanderbilts.” He co-authored the nonfiction memoir “The Light in His Soul: Lessons from My Brother’s Schizophrenia.” He has also written more than 25 nonfiction books on business and technical subjects, including the bestselling “How to Lie with Charts.” He is an award-winning screenwriter. He serves on the board of the Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) and is the host of the GetPublished! Radio podcast. Learn more at geraldeverettjones.com.