Court Anderson is a writer, father, and husband. Most recently he is a graduate of Columbia University (MFA). Prior to that, he worked for fifteen years in finance, first in managed futures funds for Morgan Stanley in New York and Atlanta, and later as an executive advisor in financial planning at Ameriprise Financial in Minneapolis and Chicago. Earlier, he was Headmaster at a Montessori school, but he grew up as a manual laborer in South Dakota: paperboy, oil distribution grunt, and construction worker, respectively. Court resides in New York City.