About

The author in his study

The author in his study

Edward Short studied history and art history at the City University of New York, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude. He is the author, most recently, of Newman and History (Gracewing, 2017) due out this Fall.

He is also the author of two highly acclaimed studies of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, Newman and his Contemporaries (Bloomsbury, 2011) and Newman and his Family (Bloomsbury, 2013). 

In addition to his work on Newman, Mr. Short is the author of Culture and Abortion (Gracewing, 2013), a groundbreaking study of the ways in which the barbarous practice of abortion vitiates our culture. 

Mr. Short also writes for a number of periodicals, including Literary ReviewThe Weekly Standard, The New Criterion, and City Journal.  Mr. Short lives in New York with his wife and two children.

The Dance featuring the author's daughter

The Dance featuring the author's daughter