Albert DiBartolomeo is the author of the novels The Vespers Tapes (Blood Confessions in paperback) and Fool's Gold. His short stories have appeared in Italian Americana. He has written for Reader's Digest Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The Newark Star Ledger. He has been anthologized in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and Human Ecology. He is currently the editor of the Drexel Online Journal.