A former film producer, Irving Schwartz made his directorial debut with the movie of his comedic screenplay "Larceny." He has written and directed numerous Indie movies including "Swatters" and "Perception." In 2016 Irving published his first novel, "Bad Gods," a sci-fi action thriller. Since then he has written a series of macabre crime satires including "Suburban Stew," "Jersey" and "Acid Queen." Irving is currently working on a modern fantasy series of individual stories set in the five boroughs of New York City. The first three books-"Metropolitan Witchcraft," "Gatecrashers" and "Thoroughbred" are due out as a compilation later this year.