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A comic look at how divorce reinvents relationships with kids and one's own evolving sense of Dadhood. Joel Schwartzberg is an award-winning essayist and screenwriter, national champion public speaker and speech coach, law school drop-out, horror fan, divorced father, and former Wheel of Fortune contestant. He was Nickelodeon Online's Head Writer in 1998 and founded the TIME For Kids website in 2000. Currently, he is the senior new media producer for a PBS broadcast news magazine. Joel's essays on parenting and other spontaneous phenomena have been published in The New York Times Magazine, New Jersey Monthly, The Star-Ledger, The New York Daily News, Chicken Soup for the Divorced Soul, Babble.com, and regional parenting magazines around the U.S. and Canada. From 2005-2006, he wrote the Grain of Salt column for the News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange. Joel writes exclusively during his daily train commute from New Jersey to New York City, unless he can't find a seat. At those times, he sways from side to side and reads romance novels over other peoples' shoulders.
Schwartzberg, an award-winning essayist and screenwriter, takes a comic look at how divorce reinvents relationships with kids and one's own evolving sense of Dadhood.