Kevin Redman worked as a local sports writer in Massachusetts for 12 years, winning numerous journalism awards from the New England Press Association, before becoming an English teacher at Tyngsborough (Mass.) High School, where he has worked since 1999. He learned to ski at age 44, has hiked extensively throughout Northern New England, and gets up at 4 a.m. every school day to run his 5K loop. He has degrees from Boston University and the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. Kevin lives in Massachusetts with his wife, his son, and his dog, Yoda. His first book, Father Along, was published in 2013.