Novelist, poet, and essayist Barry Sheinkopf has published nine volumes of mass market fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.” What There Was“which recently appeared, is his fourth collection of poetry; his” Collected Poems” was published in 2009.
Mr. Sheinkopf has worked for many years as an editor with Random House, Pergamon, Raven, and other traditional publishing houses.
He is the director of The Writing Center in Englewood Cliffs, where he teaches professional writing courses, runs the book design firm of Bookshapers.com, and acts as publisher of Full Court Press—a boutique self publishing house (with over 175 titles currently in print and on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com) offering clients access to books that fully emulate the editorial standards, look, and feel of traditional presses. He is an adjunct professor of English at the College of Staten
Island and an Active Member of both the Authors Guild and Mystery Writers of America.