Curt grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania and enlisted in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam conflict, where he earned two meritorious promotions and traversed most of Southeast Asia.
He graduated summa cum laude from Moravian College with majors in English and History and received honors for his dissertation about Japanese-American relations prior to World War II. He had several short stories and poems published during this time.
Curt began his professional career with IBM in management. He left IBM to work with Macmillan Publishing Company, to pioneer electronic publishing and moved on to management consulting, where he practiced internationally He published numerous articles in leading law journals such as The American Lawyer and the New York Law Journal.
Curt retired in 2016 to pursue his interests in religion, philosophy, and 20th century world history. His debut novel, The Pilgrim’s Progress ~ Part 2, One Man’s Search for Truth, is an anti-war novel covering both World War II and Vietnam. It updates the 1678 classic by taking a contemporary antihero on a pilgrimage through similar moral and existential issues as the original.
Curt lives with his wife, Chris, and their two Yorkies in Northern California.