Bob Weinberg sold his first short story when he was a junior in college in 1967 and hasn't stopped writing since. In a career that has spanned more than thirty years, he has worked as a freelance newspaper journalist; contributed hundreds of articles for books and magazines on topics ranging from mathematics to collecting art; edited over a hundred anthologies; and authored twenty-five books and numerous short stories.
Born in New Jersey in 1946, Bob received his Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1968. In 1970, he was awarded his Master of Science degree with Honors in mathematics from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck. He taught math at Illinois Institute of Technology from 1970-1973 while working on his Ph.D. He never completed his degree, instead leaving college to get married and start a successful bookstore business. After writing part-time for over thirty years, he sold his book business in 1997 to concentrate on writing full time.
A prolific writer, Bob has written in the horror, science fiction, humorous fantasy, and suspense genres. Along with his fifteen novels, he is the author of over thirty short stories. Some of his more popular short fiction includes "The Skeptic" in Dark Destiny II; "The Apocalypse Quatrain" in the Secret Prophecies of Nostradamus; and "The Midnight El" in Return to the Twilight Zone. Bob's work has been translated into fourteen languages including French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese and Hungarian.
Bob Weinberg makes his home in Chicago's south suburbs where he lives with his wife Phyllis and son Matt.