Gil Reavill¬†is a journalist, screenwriter, and playwright. Widely featured in magazines, Reavill is the author of a crime novel, Thirteen Hollywood Apes,¬†nominated for a Thriller Award from International Thriller Writers. He has written two works of crime non-fiction:¬†Mafia Summit: J. Edgar Hoover, the Kennedy Brothers, and the Meeting That Unmasked the Mob,¬†and¬†Aftermath, Inc.: Cleaning Up After CSI Goes Home. He also co-wrote the screenplay for the 2006 film¬†Dirty,¬†starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. He lives in New York with his wife, the author Jean Zimmerman, and their daughter.