Jeff Wallach is the award-winning author of five books of non-fiction as well as nearly 1,000 articles, essays, reviews, and columns in such publications as The New York Times, The Oregonian, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Journal, GOLF Magazine, Men’s Health, Money Magazine, and many others. He has worked as a columnist covering golf, fitness, travel, financial and consumer matters, and other subjects. He is currently the golf columnist for Business Traveler Magazine.
Jeff holds a Masters Degree in Fiction Writing from Brown University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Vassar College. He has taught fiction and magazine writing classes in high school, college, and adult education programs and at several writers conferences.
His first novel, Mr. Wizard, was published by literary publisher Open Books in 2020. The stand-alone sequel, entitled Everyone Here Is From Somewhere Else was published by Open Books in 2022. Wallach is currently at work on his third and fourth novels.
Jeff lives, writes, golfs, and plays soccer in Portland, Oregon. He claims to have a good short game for a journalist.
Writing fiction is like solving a jigsaw puzzle while all of the pieces are upside down.
Four lucky decades traveling the world in search of adventure, transcendent golf, foreign culture, and unspeakably delicious food.