Jonathan Santlofer is the author of The Widower’s Notebook and well as  the international bestsellers The Death Artist, Color Blind, The Killing Art, The Murder Notebook, and Anatomy of Fear, which won the Nero Award for best crime novel of 2009. He is the co-editor, contributor and illustrator of the short story anthology, The Dark End of the Street, editor/contributor of LA NOIRE: The Collected Stories, The New York Times best selling serial novel Inherit the Dead, and Akashic Books’ The Marijuana Chronicles. He recently created and edited The New York Times “notable book” It Occurs to Me That I Am America, a collection of original stories and art from more than 50 of today’s best known writers and artists. His stories appear in numerous short story collections, including The Rich & the Dead, edited by Nelson De Mille, New Jersey Noir, edited by Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block’s two bestselling anthologies, In Sunlight and In Shadow and Alive In Form and Color. His stories have also appeared in such publications as Ellery Queen Magazine and the Strand Magazine.