Cary Tennis is a well-known writer and advice columnist. He wrote the Since You Asked column for Salon.com from 2001 to 2013. The column now appears on carytennis.com.
In 2007 he became an Amherst Writers and Artists workshop leader. His worldwide base of fans led him and his wife Norma to organize retreats, first in Northern California and then in France, the Netherlands and Tuscany.
He is currently living in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy.
His two current book projects are: 1) The completion of his long-awaited novel, Famous Actress Disappears or The Five Books of Beholden and, 2) The nonfiction book under contract with Tarcher/Penguin, slated for fall 2016 publication, Finishing School: The Happy Ending to that Writing Project you Just Can’t Seem to Get Done.