Bio: Angelo Spyropoulos was born in 1971 in Southern California. After serving four years in the United States Marine Corps, he went to college at the University of Southern California. In 1998, a short story he wrote won first prize in USC's Edward W. Moses Undergraduate Creative Writing Competition. Angelo next attended the University of San Francisco, where he received his M.F.A. in writing in 2001. Angelo lives in Marina Del Rey, California and works nearby as an English teacher. He also enjoys singing and songwriting. RV is his first novel.