Janice Steinberg is the author of The Tin Horse. Set in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles in the 1920s and 30s, the book has been praised as “a vibrant portrait of a community” by Publisher’s Weekly and “A novel rich in faith, betrayal and secrecy that explores the numerous ways people are shaped and haunted by their past” by Library Journal. She has authored five mystery novels and is an award-winning arts journalist and has written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and Dance Magazine among others. A native of Milwaukee, she received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of California, Irvine and has taught writing at the University of California, San Diego. She lives in San Diego with her husband.