Paul Pines: grew up in Brooklyn around the corner from Ebbets Field and passed the early 60s on the Lower East Side of New York. He shipped out as a Merchant Seaman, spending part of 65/66 in Vietnam, after which he drove a cab until opening his Bowery jazz club, The Tin Palace, the setting for his novel, The Tin Angel. Redemption, a second novel, is set against the genocide of Guatemalan Mayans. My Brother’s Madness, a memoir, explores the unfolding of intertwined lives. He has published thirteen books of poetry. For more detailed information, please visit www.paulpines.com online.