Richard D. Bank received his B. A. from Temple University and his Juris Doctor from the University Of Pennsylvania School of Law. He is the author of six books including, The Everything Guide to Writing Nonfiction, published by Adams Media. He has published numerous articles, essays, memoirs, commentaries, book reviews and short stories in a wide variety of publications. Richard is a past president of the Philadelphia Writers' Conference and a current board member. In addition to teaching at Rosemont, Richard has conducted workshops at several writers' conferences and taught writing courses at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Montgomery County Community College.