Jonathan David Church is an economist with a passion for writing. He has completed a draft of his first novel and has hired an editor to review it before seeking representation by an agent. He is anxious to get back to work on his second novel. He has published poems in Calliope Magazine, Street Value, and Big Hammer. He has also published an excerpt from his longer novel-in-progress in Lummox #4. Finally, he writes a weekly column for The Good Men Project. Jonathan works as an economist at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in Washington, D.C. and has published several articles and papers on the BLS website. He earned a B.A. in economics and philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A. in economics from Cornell University. He is also a CFA charter holder. He currently lives in an igloo in Northern Virginia with his fiancee and 5-month old daughter.