Dennis Palumbo

Formerly a Hollywood screenwriter (My Favorite YearWelcome Back, Kotter, etc.), Dennis Palumbo is now a licensed psychotherapist, specializing in creative issues. Author of Writing From the Inside Out (John Wiley), his first novel was a sci-fi thriller, City Wars (Bantam Books), before he turned to crime. His mystery fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery MagazineThe Strand, and elsewhere, and is collected in From Crime to Crime (Tallfellow Press). His debut crime novel, Mirror Image, is the first in a series featuring psychologist and trauma expert Daniel Rinaldi, followed by the sequels, Fever Dream and Night Terrors. Dennis also blogs regularly for the Huffington Post and writes a column called "Hollywood on the Couch" for the Psychology Today website.