Jeffrey Winters started writing when he founded Snide , a humor/satire magazine at the University of Wisconsin. Years later, while writing film reviews for two San Francisco publications, Mr. Winters volunteered in the unique "Think/Write" program as a guest creative writing instructor at Lowell High School in San Francisco. He guided a class of students in publishing a small review of poems and prose.
Mr. Winters, a second degree black belt, has the honor of being instructed by two prominent Grandmasters in martial arts. Training and learning values of integrity, respect, courage and loyalty from such wise and skilled teachers has been an inspiration for the Mystic Uncle character. Mr. Winters has been writing film reviews for eight years for several San Francisco publications.
Biography provided by the author, February 2003.