A writer and journalist for four decades, Art Greenwald launched his career covering sports at 16 for the Pittsburgh Press and for his hometown newspaper, the Altoona Mirror.
As a Penn State University student, he earned national awards for his feature and humor articles. Greenwald profiled such prominent figures as Howard Cosell, Roger Kahn, David Frost, Marcel Marceau, Betty Friedan, Ellyn Burstyn, Jerry Rubin, Bruce Springsteen, Mike Reid, Edward Villella and Ralph Nader among others. He also worked as a radio newsman, sports director and AM disc jockey.
After graduating with a B.A. in journalism, he wrote on the Baltimore Orioles of the late 1970's and subsequently became editor, columnist and feature writer for a Central Pennsylvania weekly. His "Works of Art," column garnered statewide acclaim, a frank and insightful take on signiificant issues, personalities and newsmakers---local, regional and national.
Greenwald has since written eclectically for a number of niche magazines and newspapers while both a news and feature editor for Florida publications. His humor, profiles, op-ed, Q&A's, features and hard-hitting news accounts on the gay life have appeared in over 40 publications nationwide.
The author also holds a Masters of Science Degree with honors in Counseling Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and has served as a substance abuse, mental health and family and couples counselor in Florida.
Anal Probe is his first book.
Art Greenwald can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org