Jeff Hobbs

Author, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League

Jeff Hobbs is a writer. He is the author of the New York Times best-seller The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League, a biography of Hobbs’s roommate at Yale who escaped the slums of Newark only to succumb to the dangers of the streets and to his own nature when he returned home. Hobbs also wrote The Tourists, a novel. He previously worked with the African Rainforest Conservancy in New York and Tanzania for three years. Hobbs was awarded the Willetts and Meeker prizes for his writing from Yale University, his alma mater.

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