is the author of numerous screenplays. He co-wrote and played the
lead role in THE WAR WITHIN, which premiered at the 2005 Toronto
Film Festival. Also a playwright, his latest stage play, DISGRACED
premiered in Chicago at the American Theater Company in early 2012,
and headed to the Lincoln Center in the fall of 2012. AMERICAN
DERVISH, his first novel, was released in 22 languages worldwide.