Peter Jedick is an American author and freelance writer. He is the author of four books. His two non-fiction books are League Park (1978, 1990, 1992) and CLEVELAND: Where the East Coast Meets the Midwest (1980, 1993, 1994). His two novels are HIPPIES (1998, 2001) and The West Tech Terrorist (2007). Jedick was born in Los Angeles, California on August 29, 1949. His family moved back to their hometown of Cleveland, Ohio when he was a baby. In 1967 he graduated from Cleveland’s West Technical High School, one of the largest and most unique high schools in the country. He began his writing career as the sports editor of The Tatler, West Tech’s school newspaper. He was also the senior class president and a commencement speaker. Jedick’s high school experiences served as the basis of his second novel, The West Tech Terrorist. It is a mystery set in the early days of World War II. Jedick attended Kent State University thanks to winning an Ed Bang Journalism Scholarship. It was a prestigious scholarship awarded to only two students a year in all of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. While attending Kent State Jedick wrote for its school newspaper, The Daily Kent Stater.