Chris De Pree grew up in Hong Kong and New York City and teaches Physics & Astronomy at Agnes Scott College, a women's college in metro Atlanta. He has written a number of popular science books, including 'Idiot's Guides: The Cosmos'. His fiction has appeared in So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial & Library and 365 Tomorrows. His new popular science book entitled 'Astronomical Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Reconnecting with the Sun, Moon, Stars and Planets' will be published by HarperOne in January 2022. In July, he will start a new position at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.