Atop Arizona’s Mount Humphrey 12,633 feet above sea level.

James Blakey lives in the Shenandoah Valley where he writes mostly full-time.

His story ‘The Bicycle Thief’ won a 2019 Derringer Award.

When James isn’t writing, he can be found on the hiking trail—he’s climbed forty of the fifty US state high points—or bike-camping his way up and down the East Coast.