Peter Alson

Peter Alson

Peter Alson is the author of the highly acclaimed memoirs CONFESSIONS OF AN IVY LEAGUE BOOKIE (reissued as THE VIG: Confessions of an Ivy League Bookie) and TAKE ME TO THE RIVER; and coauthor of ONE OF A KIND, a biography of poker champion Stuey Ungar, ATLAS, the autobiography of boxing trainer and commentator Teddy Atlas; and HIGHWAY 61, a collaboration with photographer Joe Gioia. His articles have appeared in many national magazines, including Esquire, Playboy and The New York Times. He has written screenplays for Paramount and various independent producers, and his TV pilot, NICKY'S GAME, starring John Ventimiglia and Burt Young, appeared in the New York Television Festival and the Vail Film Festival. He lives in New York with his wife, Alice, and their daughter, Eden.
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