Kevin Egan graduated with a B.A. in English from Cornell University. He is the author of more than five novels, including Midnight and Local Knowledge, and numerous short stories. A self-described non-practicing attorney, he has spent his entire legal career working in the New York state court system, including lengthy stints as law clerk to two State Supreme Court Justices. His short fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Rosebud, and The Westchester Review. He occasionally teaches fiction writing as an adjunct instructor at Westchester Community College and regularly teaches legal writing at Berkeley College in Manhattan.