Jeff Lindsay is the award-winning author of the 8 NY Times Best-selling Dexter novels upon which the international hit TV show Dexter is based. His books appear in 43 languages around the world. Although a full-time writer now, he first studied theatre – with Romanian great Radu Penciulescu, among others. Since then, he has worked as a director, actor, comic, MC, bouncer, teacher, singer, songwriter, composer, musician, sportscaster, voice-over artist, dishwasher, teacher, coach, steel worker, cook, detective, gardener, TV host, greeting card salesman and sailing instructor. Jeff performed extensively as a solo singer/guitarist on the coffee house circuit and later with a series of bands in the L.A. club scene of the early 1980s. Lindsay has written twenty-two plays which have been produced in Miami, New York, New Haven, Key West, Pittsburgh, London and California. For 5 years Jeff wrote Fatherhood, a semi-syndicated weekly column on parenting from the male perspective. He hosted several local PBS-TV shows, and a documentary, Hemingway In Cuba, which was seen nationally on PBS. An enthusiastic cook, he also fishes, cruises on his 36-foot trawler, and acts as a trampoline for his three daughters.