Tad Crawford is the author of the novel A Floating Life as well as The Secret Life of Money and a dozen other nonfiction books, chiefly on the business lives of artists and writers. His stories and articles have appeared in such venues as Art in AmericaThe Café IrrealConfrontationCommunication ArtsFamily Circle, GlamourGuernicaThe Nation, and Writer’s Digest.

Crawford is the founder and publisher of Allworth Press. He has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts award as well as the Graphic Artists Guild’s Walter Hortens Distinguished Service Award.

He grew up in the artists’ colony of Woodstock, New York, and now lives in New York City.