Howard Hammerman grew up on a farm not far from New York City. His love of flying started, when, as a youngster, his father bought him a 15-minute ride on a bi-plane. Many years later he became a private pilot (instrument rated) and owned his own Cessna Cardinal. His fascination with people and the choices they make in their lives started in college Sociology courses. He taught college then became an analyst with the US government hoping to make a difference in the world.
He has been a freelance statistical consultant since 1990.
Howard, his artist-wife Helen and their dog traveled the country for several years in their motor home before settling in Sarasota, Florida, where they enjoy the support for creative arts of all types.
Flying Blind is his first novel.