Jules Siegel is a writer and graphic designer living in Cancun whose work has appeared over the years in Playboy, Best American Short Stories, Library of America's "Writing Los Angeles," and many other publications. He is also active in the field of book art. Three of his works are in the Museum of Modern Art's Artists Books Collection. He administers <a href="http://www.newsroom-l.net">newsroom-l</a>, an email discussion list for journalists. He started his career by working simultaneously in the Nixon and JFK campaigns in 1960, and switched to journalism in 1964.