Lawrence Tabak is a widely published magazine writer who is currently focused on writing fiction for young adults. He is the father of two boys. He has worked as a tennis teaching professional, an executive at the United States Tennis Association, and in corporate communications postions in the financial services industry. His essays and feature stories have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including the in-flight magazines for TWA, United, American and Continental; Fast Company, Tennis Magazine,, and The Atlantic Monthly. He was educated at Northwestern University and the University of Iowa, from which he holds a M.A. in English. He has been a finalist for Best American Essays and a recipient of Tennis Week’s Magazine’s Great American Tennis Writing Award.

IN REAL LIFE, a young adult novel centered on a computer gaming prodigy, was published in November, 2014 by Tuttle Publishing.

Contact: Twitter @lawrencetabak, email: LTMadison at aol period com