James Glickman is a graduate of Yale University and the Iowa Writer’s Workshop. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the Boston Globe, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal, Berfrois, and many other journals.

Sounding the Waters, his previous novel, came out in 1996 to wide acclaim. Crossing Point is based closely and directly on the known historical record. He has taught legal writing at the University of Arizona Law School, fiction writing in the Radcliffe Seminar program in Cambridge, and African-American literature at the Community College of Rhode Island.