Jesse Katz spent fifteen years at the Los Angeles Times
and another nine years at Los Angeles
magazine. His writing has appeared in The New York Times
, New York
magazine, Rolling Stone, GQ, The American Prospect, Pacific Standard, California Sunday Magazine
, and in the anthologies Best American Magazine Writing, Best American Crime Writing
, and Best American Sports Writing
. He teaches at the University of California, Irvine, and has volunteered at both Central Juvenile Hall and the Heman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility. He lives in Los Angeles.