Jonathan Santlofer is a writer and artist. His debut novel, The Death Artist, was an international bestseller, and is in development for screen adaptation. His novel, Anatomy of Fear, won the Nero Award for best novel of 2009. He is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts grants, and serves on the board of Yaddo. Recently, Santlofer created It Occurs To Me that I Am America, a collection of writing and art, to benefit the ACLU. His memoir, The Widower’s Notebook, will be published by Penguin Book in July 2018.