About The Author
Jim Booth is Director of the Effective Writing Program at the
University of Maryland University College. He holds bachelor
and master's degrees from UNC-Greensboro and a doctorate in writing
and the teaching of writing from the University at Albany (SUNY).
Jim has taught at Salem College (NC) and North Carolina A&T
A former touring rock musician, Jim currently operates his own
independent record label, Goat Boy Records. His wife Susan is
a college administrator. One son, Joshua, is a sophomore at Columbia
University. The other, Trevor, is a senior in high school.
Jim is a fiction writer and the author of The New Southern Gentleman
(Wexford College Press, 2002) and Morte D'Eden, or Tom Sawyer
Meets the Rolling Stones (forthcoming, Beach House Books, 2003).