Robert Coné is a former teacher, journalist, and editor. His credits include several writing awards from the United States Air Force. He is the former editor of the Maryland Waterman’s Gazette. He has self-published six volumes including a collection of poetry, short stories, novellas, a novel, a memoir, and a work of nonfiction. All of the titles are published using the pseudonym Dutch Robb. He now resides in his hometown Kewanee, Illinois.