Geri Spieler: profile

Background: 

I am a Silicon Valley freelance writer. My background includes a career as a journalist, investigative reporter and author.

I have reported for such publications as the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Forbes.

As a book reviewer I've written for the New York Journal of Books, I'm an official blogger for the Huffington Post, a member of National Book Critics Circle, member of the Internet Society, author with Red Room and a senior writer with Ezine Magazine.

My award-winning book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman who Shot Gerald Ford, Jan. 2009, Palgrave Macmillan, won best non-fiction at the 2010 Mensa Conference in Detroit. It has been optioned for a movie on the big screen by producers Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen. 

I graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a degree in English. I'm the former president of the California Writers Club, conference director of the Jack London Writers Conference and board member of NorCal, a consortium of Northern California writers associations.