Walter Tevis (1928-1984) taught English literature and creative writing at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, for fourteen years, where he was a distinguished professor. During his lifetime, he wrote five novels and Far from Home, a collection of short stories. His books have been translated into eighteen different languages.
Joe Barrett has been a working stage, screen, and recording booth actor since 1974 and an award-winning and eight-time Audie Award-nominated audiobook narrator since 1999. He also practiced law for five years-but don't hold that against him. Joe is married to actress Andrea Wright, and together they have four children.