Jerry Auld‘s short stories have been published in Alpinist magazine and in the Canadian Alpine Journal. He is a graduate of the University of Calgary and an alumnus of the Banff Writing Studio. At the 2005 Banff Mountain Film Festival, Jerry was the co-recipient of the 2005 People’s Choice Award for the independent film Sister Extreme. Hooker & Brown is his first novel. Please visit jerryauld.com.