Eric Olsen is a journalist and graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. With Glenn Schaeffer, he co-founded in 2000 and then directed the International Institute of Modern Letters. He also created the first American City of Asylum, which provided a safe haven for persecuted writers. He was executive editor of custom publishing at Time Inc. Health, a TimeWarner company. This is his sixth book.
[img_assist|nid=1061|title=|desc=Photo by Geri Kodey|link=none|align=right|width=150|height=150]Glenn Schaeffer is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He was, for twenty years, president and chief financial officer of Mandalay Resort Group. He is co-founder and CEO of Perpetual Gaming, a slot-machine company based in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Magazine has profiled him as one of the five inventors of modern Las Vegas; Institutional Investor has profiled him as one of America’s top ten corporate financiers; and Liberty Media ranked him the gaming industry’s second most influential executive, after Steve Wynn.