An award-winning songwriter, researcher and historian, Dave Hart is a descendant of a New Jersey signer of the Declaration of Independence. He resides in West Trenton.
John Calu conducted songwriting workshops and served as a playwright in residence for various arts councils and organizations in California and New Jersey. He is also the author of a collection of humorous essays entitled A Yankee Jazz Singer in Cuzco.
Hart and Calu have enjoyed a productive collaboration as novelists since 2003. Their published work includes Trenton: A Novel, a work of historical fiction and a contemporary mystery series entitled Adventures Along the Jersey Shore.