The author Alfred J. Dansbury, Sr. is a retired community college writing instructor. He also worked for the City of Camden, New Jersey Department of Planning and Development for twenty-seven years and the City of Camden Finance Department for ten years. He has been a licensed real estate agent in New Jersey since 1991. He earned an M.B.A. from Easten University in Pennsylvania, a bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism from Rutgers University, a M.A. in Education from Central Michigan University, and a M.A. in Writing from Rowan University.

He currently serves as a Commissioner with the City of Camden Housing Authority and served for ten years with the Homeless Network Planning Committee for Camden /Burlington counties in New Jersey. Alfred is an avid fisherman, boater and photographer. He enjoys the outdoors year-round. His favorite areas of New Jersey are the waterways and woodlands covering the Pine Barren in south jersey