Dan Begley is an award-winning writer whose novel Ms. Taken Identity will be published in 2009 by Grand Central Publishing. He has also been a member of the English faculty at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Cor Jesu Academy. A summa cum laude graduate of UM-St. Louis, he received the university's highest honor given to a writer, the Wednesday Club Award. He has also served as an editor at Elsevier Publishing. Dan lives in St. Louis with his wife, Robin, and is currently working on his next novel.