by James H. Knight Jr. author James H the Knight Jr., an author of numerous novels, is a writer, teacher, and entrepreneur who has spent much of his career in New York City.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Columbia University and a Master of Arts from the City University of New York.
His most recent novel, The Legend of Jack, is the winner of the 2007 New York Times Book Award for Fiction.
His other novels include The Secret of Monkey Island, The Little Mermaid, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and The Great Gatsby.
He has been published by Penguin Random House, Viking, and Random House Children’s Books.
He is the author of four short stories, the story collection The Adventures of the Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and the novels The Boy in the Tower and The Little King and the Monkey.