Joe Calderone worked as a newspaper reporter and editor for more than 20 years, including as Investigations Editor of the New York Daily News. He also covered NYC's City Hall for New York Newsday. While with Newsday, he was a member of a team of reporters that won a Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting. He currently teaches investigative reporting at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, where he has served as an adjunct instructor for 20 years.
His debut novel, Don't Look Back, was published in July by Post Hill Press, distributed by Simon & Schuster. It is available on Amazon, Kindle and as an audiobook. People magazine named the novel a People picks selection and 'best new in paperback.' Dan's Papers called it 'a riveting read..."
Don't Look Back
Press and Media Mentions
- People magazine selected Don't Look Back as a best 'new book in paperback,' calling it "a suspenseful, eye-opening thriller about the firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11..." Dan's Papers called it a "riveting read...Joe tells the story with compelling realism...you will be riveted by the power of the families' fight to bring the firefighters' deaths the respect they deserve..."