Dave Montalbano - alias Cinema Dave -
swashbuckling journalist and information scientist, has a master's degree from Florida State University and has lived by the Atlantic Ocean most of his life. He is currently the Head of Reference at Broward County Imperial Point Library and The Observer, where he is the longest standing film columnist in Broward County, Florida. "Davy Jones & the Heart of Darkness" is the first of five novels that he intends to publish in the not-to-distant future.
Besides vacationing at traditional ports of call in Long Island, Marblehead and the Keys, Cinema Dave spent the summer of 1996 studying art and literature in Florence, Italy. A Seminoles and a Dolphin fan, Cinema Dave dreams of winning a Rondo Hatton Award. For exercise, Cinema Dave swims, walks and dances at rock 'n roll concerts.
"Davy Jones & the Heart of Darkness" is Cinema Dave's first book. His first book of non fiction is titled "The Adventures of Cinema Dave in the Florida Motion Picture World" and is availiable through Amazon.com and Xlibris.com
Rachel Galvin - Illustrator -
Ever since she was 4 years old, Rachel has been making drawings. She took art classes in school, but is primarily self-taught. Rachel studied art history in Italy in college. Today, she writes about art for several publications, choosing mass media as her primary creative outlet and career. She continues to dabble in illustrations, whether drawing storyboards for film or illustrating her own projects. This is her first attempt to illustrate a book for someone else. In addition, she is an actress and hosts a radio show, Indie Streak, on which she interviews filmmakers. www.blogtalkradio.com/indiestreak. Find her on Wikipedia, IMDB.com and at www.rachelgalvin.com.
Rachel is the author of "Basics of the Biz:: A Holistic Approach to becoming an Actor," which is available through Amazon.com