James Ponti was born in Italy, raised in Florida and went to college in California. After receiving a degree in screenwriting from the USC Film School, he began a career writing and producing television shows for the likes of Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, PBS, Spike TV, History Channel and Golf Channel. His new book is "City Spies." James loves writing, travel and the Boston Red Sox. He lives with his family in Maitland, Florida.