Don Calame is the author of SWIM THE FLY, BEAT THE BAND and CALL THE SHOTS. He is also a professional screenwriter whose film projects include EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH and HOUNDED. Of his many prior occupations, he says his most satisfying was teaching elementary school for four years in Los Angeles, where he received the LAUSD District Intern Golden Apple Award and a Los Angeles Education Partnership Grant. He lives in British Columbia, Canada. Follow Don at www.doncalame.com or on Twitter: @doncalame.