Douglas Rappaport was originally a classically trained violinist and composer, having studied as a young man at various conservatories in the U.S. and abroad. During his college years, Douglas studied under famed protégé of Jascha Heifetz, Erick Friedman, and after graduate work at Yale University, went on to U.S.C. where he received an Advanced Studies degree in Film and Television Scoring. He also studied at Goldsmiths College (part of the University of London), Guildhall, and London International Film School, amongst others.
Concerning Douglas Rappaport’s 2003 debut novel, One Day the Weatherman, Absolutewrite.com wrote: “Rappaport’s work is very detail-oriented and his writing is extremely descriptive; it makes for incredible realism...” His second book, Victim of Circumstance, climbed to #2 on Amazon’s Free Kindle bestseller list (non-fiction) in 2014. Douglas’s short fiction has also earned several distinctions, including an invitation to the exclusive Sirenland Writer’s Conference in Positano, Italy. Rappaport is currently working on his new novel, Dead People.