Anthony J. Sciolino is a retired Monroe County (New York) Family Court judge, a former member of the Rochester City Council, a graduate of Columbia College and Cornell Law School. He is also an ordained Roman Catholic permanent deacon, with a master's degree in theology from St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry.
Judge and his wife Gloria live in the Rochester New York suburb of Pittsford, where in addition to serving in jail ministry, he continues to work as an instructor in an interfaith adult study program entitled, "The Two Thousand Year Road to the Holocaust: An Interfaith Project of the Greater Rochester Community." They are the parents of an adult daughter, Kate.
His book has been awarded a 2013 Independent Publisher Book Award - A Silver Medal in World History. The Apr 7,2014 editions include an Index and Suggested Book Club Study Guide Questions.