Chris Vola is the author of Cheers to Today: 365 Cocktails Because Every Day is a Holiday (Countryman Press, 2022), I is for Illuminati: An A-Z Guide to Our Paranoid Times (William Morrow, 2020), Pour One Out: Cocktail Odes to TV's Most Dearly Departed (William Morrow, 2019), Only the Dead Know Brooklyn (Thomas Dunne, 2017), How to Find a Flock (Unsolicted Press, 2017), E is for Ether (Leaf Garden Press, 2015), and Monkeytown: A Novel (SAM Publishing, 2012). He writes and bartends in New York.