R.J. Fox is an award-winning writer of short stories, plays, poems, and fifteen feature length screenplays. Two of his screenplays have been optioned by Hollywood studios. His work has been published in numerous journals and magazines. “Love & Vodka: My Surreal Adventures in Ukraine” is his first book.

Fox is also the writer/director/editor of several award-winning short films. His stage directing debut led to an Audience Choice Award at the Canton One-Acts Festival in Canton, MI. Fox graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in English and a minor in Communications and received a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.

In addition to moonlighting as a writer, independent filmmaker and saxophonist, Fox teaches English and video production in the Ann Arbor Public Schools, where he uses his own dreams of writing and filmmaking to inspire his students to follow their own dreams. He has also worked in public relations at Ford Motor Company and as a newspaper reporter.

He resides in Ann Arbor, MI.

Visit http://www.foxplots.com or follow him on Twitter @foxwriter7.