Robert Ellis Gordon is an award-winning novelist and non-fiction writer who spent many years teaching in the Washington State prisons. His newest novel "Humping Credenzas With the Late Bobby Kennedy: A Convict's True Account" will be published by Wyatt-Mackenzie in October of 2010. "The Funhouse Mirror: Reflections on Prison" a memoir about teaching in the prisons, was published in 2000, and was the winner of the Washington State Book Award. Gordon lives and writes in Seattle.