Jerry Mikorenda is the recipient of a 2015 Highlights Foundation scholarship and a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. His short stories have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Turbula, Amarillo Bay and Gravel Magazine. His nonfiction credits include The New York Times, Newsday and The Boston Herald. His history profiles appear in the 2010 Encyclopedia of New York City and on the Gotham Center’s History Blog. He has appeared on the AHC program, What History Forgot, is a member SCBWI, BIO, the Biographers International Organization and the Historical Novel Society.