Anneli Rufus is an award-winning journalist and the author of seven critically acclaimed nonfiction books. Her feature articles have appeared in dozens of publications worldwide, including Salon.com, Westways, Fate and the Boston Globe. Her latest book, California Babylon (published in 2000 by St. Martin's Press), covers the Golden State's most fascinating scandals, murders, and more, with specific details on crime-scene locations.
Currently she reviews books for the San Francisco Chronicle, Pages Magazine,Book Magazine, the East, Art & Auction and others. She also writes a literary column about local authors for the weekly East Bay Express in Northern California.