MAYER, Robert. American, b. 1939. Genres: Novels, Adult non-fiction, Writing/Journalism, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Washington Post, Washington, DC, copy editor, 1960; New York Newsday, New York City, reporter, 1961-67, author of column "Robert Mayer in New York," 1967-71; consultant to Ford Foundation, 1973-74; Santa Fe Reporter, Santa Fe, NM, member of board of directors, 1974-88, managing editor, 1988-90; editor, 1993-97. Publications: NOVELS: Superfolks, 1977; The Execution, 1979; Midge & Decker, 1982; Sweet Salt, 1984; The Grace of Shortstops, 1984; The Search, 1986; I, JFK, 1989. NONFICTION: The Dreams of Ada: A True Story of Murder, Obsession, and a Small Town, 1987; Baseball and Men's Lives (memoir), 1994. Address: 3021 Siringo Rondo S, Santa Fe, NM 87507-5021, U.S.A.