Jerrold Mundis is the author of 17 novels, 13 books of nonfiction, a number of ghostwritten books, and some 100 short stories, essays and articles. His books have been selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Literary Guild, the One Spirit Book Club and other book clubs, and translated into more than dozen languages. His short work has appeared in publications ranging from the New York Times Magazine to American Heritage and the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. He has written under a number of pseudonyms as well as his own name, most notably Eric Corder and Robert Calder. He is an experienced literary coach and teacher of professional and avocational writing.
Jerrold Mundis is a writer, speaker, and counselor.
He is the author of:
- 17 novels, including Gerhardt’s Children and The Dogs.
- 13 books of nonfiction, including Prelude to Civil War and How to Get Out of Debt, Stay Out of Debt & Live Prosperously.
- A number of ghostwritten books and other works.
- Some 100 short stories, essays and articles.
Among his publishers are: Bantam, Atheneum, Arbor House, Delacorte, Warner Books, Jove, Pocket Books, and New American Library.
His short work has appeared in such publications as: the New York Times Magazine, American Heritage, Harper’s Weekly, Glamour, the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and New York Magazine.
His books have been selections of: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Guild, Doubleday Book Club, Field & Stream Book Club, and One Spirit Book Club.
His work has been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages.
He is a member of the Authors Guild, PEN American Center, and Poets & Writers, is listed in Contemporary Authors and the Directory of American Poets & Fiction Writers.
He has been an editor at The New York Times, and is an experienced teacher of professional and avocational writing.
Mundis presents workshops and seminars on writing and on personal money for clients ranging from the U.S. Customs Service through Unity Church to the State of Alabama and the National Education Association.
He has taught in seminar at Lehigh University, Beloit College, and the College of New Jersey.
Privately, he breaks writer’s block for beginning and professional writers alike—forever, in one afternoon—and his effectiveness in this has been praised by such bestselling writers as Lawrence Block, Judith McNaught, and Suzannah Lessard, and many others.
As a counselor, he helps people gain a happier and more prosperous relationship with money, including getting out of debt and increasing income.
Mundis was born and raised in the Midwest, graduated from New York University, and is the father of two grown sons. He lives on the East Coast.