Louis DeGrado was born in Colorado in 1968. Upon graduating high school, he joined the U.S. Army, where he served four years as a crewmember aboard a Chinook Helicopter, and served in the Persian Gulf War.
After his military service, he returned to his hometown to finish college, and has an undergraduate degree in Business Management, and received his MBA from the University of Southern Colorado. He currently works as a manager for the TRANE Company in Pueblo.
A storyteller and writer since the earliest age, The Round House is his second work published and is based on actual events from the author?s childhood adventures. Louis presently lives in his hometown of Pueblo, Colorado.