Bob Beach has followed his muse in a number of different directions: as a graphic designer, film director, advertising copywriter, marketing consultant, web developer, painter and printmaker, university professor, and finally an author of fiction. He has won more than 50 local, regional and national awards. In addition to literary fiction, he has written science fiction, young adult, and children’s works. When he’s not writing, he enjoys bicycle touring, tournament chess, and collecting art. Beach holds BSc and MFA degrees from Bowling Green State University and currently resides in Toledo, Ohio with his wife.