Jan Goldstein is the author of two national fiction bestsellers, All That Matters and The Prince of Nantucket, recently optioned for film. His work has been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages and has been selected for the New York Times Hot List as well as by the Book of the Month Club, the Doubleday Book Club, and the Quality Paperback Club. He is the recipient of a Presidential Award for Volunteer work in fostering arts in the inner city and was recently chosen as an international artist-in-residence at Ireland's famed Tyrone Guthrie Centre. Jan is this year's closing keynote speaker at the National Conference on Family Literacy.
He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Bonnie, a noted clinical psychologist, and their eight year-old firecracker of a daughter, Shira.