D. James Smith
His novels for younger readers are Fast Company and his first book about Paolo and friends, The Boys of San Joaquin.
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Everyday be of service to others and yourself.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. A firiend I have who is fighting for her life against an illness.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Captain Ahab in Moby Dick. He is not exactly a villian. More a victim of his obsessions. Though others suffer because of it.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Authentisity, generousity of heart, and the kind of massive humility guys like myself have.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Mac 'n Cheese sandwiches