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General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction


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Rodkey grew up in Freeport and graduated from Freeport High School in 1988.

Biographical and Professional Information

Geoff Rodkey is an author but before he began writing books, he was the Emmy-nominated screenwriter of such hit films as "Daddy Day Care", "RV", "The Shaggy Dog" and the Disney Channel's "Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas".

He began his writing career on his high school newspaper. While in college, Rodkey was an editor of both the Harvard Lampoon and the Let's Go travel guide series. His early writing credits also include the educational video game "Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?", the non-educational MTV series "Beavis and Butt-head", and Comedy Central's "Politically Incorrect."

He currently lives in New York City.

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