Steve Fiffer is a lawyer, journalist, and author. With his wife, Sharon, he has co-edited three anthologies of original essays by contemporary writers—Home, Family, and Body (McKay, David). Fiffer is the author of Three Quarters, Two Dimes and a Nickel: A Memoir of Becoming Whole (Free Press, 1999). He is co-author, with celebrated civil rights attorney Morris Dees, of A Season for Justice (Scribners) and Hate Trial (Villard)—a 1993 New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His personal essays and features have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine, and the Midwesterner. He and his wife live with their three children in Evanston, Illinois.