Walter “Jack” Savage quit high school and spent two and a half years in Vietnam as a paratrooper and helicopter door gunner, all before his twenty-first birthday. After the war Jack would spend five years looking for something he could stick with. Then one January, he finished a course in radio and television broadcasting. It would lead to a career and began a nomadic journey from small towns to big cities and along the way his other pursuits: acting, art and always writing. After more then twenty years Jack returned to school, finished his Bachelor’s degree and attained a Master’s soon after. “And it was during this period of completion that he put together his first work. A collection of short stories entitled Bumping and Other Stories.

Jack is the father of a daughter and two grown sons. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Mankato and received his Master’s Degree in Telecommunications and Film from California State University, Los Angeles. He is a veteran stage actor, retired broadcaster and taught Film Studies at Cal State L.A. for six years. Jack and his wife Kathy live in Monrovia, California.