Michael H. Sedge is owner of the Strawberry Media Agency in Naples, Italy, a company that produces editorial packages (articles, photos, illustrations) for more than forty publications around the world and syndicates in Canada, Holland, and Asia. He is the author of more than 2,600 articles that have appeared in publications throughout the world, the novels "Death Watch" and "The Oracle," the screenplay "The Vatican Diary," and several nonfiction books, including "Ascent to Failure." He publishes the quarterly "Markets Abroad" newsletter, where he shares his knowledge with readers about international newspapers, magazines, and book publishers. Sedge is a foreign correspondent for "Armed Forces Journal," "Diplomat" (UK), "International Travel World," and the syndication agency Articles International. His recent assignments have included work for "Newsweek," "Robb Report," the in-flight magazines for Singapore, Philippine, and Japan Airlines, as well as The Discovery Channel. A native of Flint, Michigan, Sedge has been married for 22 years to Gabriella Giugliano, and together they have two lovely children: Amanda and Daniele. He maintains his U.S. citizenship, but has been legal resident of southern Italy for more than 24 years, where he lives in Naples.