About Fred Glueckstein

Fred Glueckstein is an author, freelance writer, and columnist. He specializes in non-fiction. His subjects include horses, jazz, baseball, and history. Fred was raised in New York City and attended Queens College of the City University of New York (B.A.) and New York University (M.A.).

Fred's work has appeared in The Chronicle of the Horse, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, Horses in Art, Equestrian, Texas Thoroughbred, Preakness Souvenir Magazine, ARMY, The Cavalry Journal, Finest Hour, the official journal of the Churchill Centre, and other publications. His monthly column on horses appears on the Internet on PhelpsSports.com.

His non-fiction books include The '27 Yankees (2005), Of Men, Women and Horses (2006), Mickey Mantle; Rookie in Pinstripes (2008), Mimi of Novy Bohumin, Czechoslovakia: A Young Woman's Survival of the Holocaust (2010), and Churchill and Colonist II: The Story of Winston Churchill and His Famous Race Horse (2015).

Fred and his wife Eileen live in New York. They have two children, Brian and Debra, and four grandchildren named Avery, Drew, Emily and Maxwell.