Christopher Herz

Christopher Herz was born in New York but grew up bouncing up and down the coast of California. At the age of 8, after experiencing the reaction of his third grade class to a story he had written and read aloud, Herz knew he wanted to be a writer. Returning to New York as an adult, he was inspired by his Sugar Hill, Harlem, neighborhood and began drafting his first novel, The Last Block in Harlem, as a love letter to his block. Upon finishing the manuscript, Herz left his job and began hand...See more