Mort Zachter Author of Photo credit:David Ticktin

A Brooklyn native, Mort Zachter is the author of Dough: A Memoir, winner of the AWP Prize for Nonfiction; Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life which won SABR’s Ron Gabriel Award; and Red Holzman: The Life and Legacy of a Hall of Fame Basketball Coach. He has appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “This American Life.” His short story, The Boy Who Didn’t Like Money, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His writing has appeared in the NY Times, Moment, and Weatherwise. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey with his wife, Nurit.