Frank D. Iannella has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in History from Northern Illinois University. He did his master’s thesis at Oriel College, Oxford University. He has completed all but the dissertation for a PhD in History. He also holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado and is a graduate fellow of the American Film Institute: Center for Advanced Studies. He was awarded the Gold Key from Phi Alpha Theta National History Society. He was also a teaching fellow at the University of Colorado and has taught full time at George Williams College, Colorado School of Mines and Shapley International School in Florence, Italy. A mystical experience at Delphi inspired him to write his novel.
Frank Iannella has been a professional astrologer for over 30 years, although now he is semi-retired. He had taken workshops with Dane Rudhyar, and was on the faculty of the American Federation of Astrologers’ National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. He taught a popular two semester, six credit-hour course entitled Foundations of the Occult, at the University of Colorado in addition to a three credit-hour class entitled History and Theory of Astrology. KBZW radio, in Denver, CO, had Iannella as a weekly featured guest, discussing Astrology. At the Human Dimensions Institute West in Ojai, California he conducted workshops on several aspects of astrology and dream interpretation. Several articles have been written about him in newspapers and magazines. He lives in Boulder, CO.