Geri Spieler


Geri Spieler is a journalist and investigative reporter. Her writing covers reporting, feature writing, and creative non-fiction.


She has reported for such publications as the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Forbes. She was the founder and editor of Electronic Commerce News, a technology journal published by Phillips Business Information, which led to an eight-year assignment as a Research Director and Analyst for the Gartner Group, an international technology advising company. Geri is also a book reviewer for the New York Journal of Books, an official blogger for the Huffington Post, a member of National Book Critics Circle, a member of the Internet Society, author with Red Room and a senior writer with Ezine Magazine and is a member of the Internet Society.


 In her capacity as a reporter, she met and corresponded with the would-be assassin Sara Jane Moore. Palgrave Macmillan published her four-time award-winning book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman who Shot Gerald Ford, Jan. 2009. Sundance Film director Robinson Devore is making a documentary film about Sara Jane Moore's life. The book has been optioned for a major motion picture by independent producers and writers, Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen.


Geri graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a degree in English. She is a former president of the California Writers Club, conference director of the Jack London Writers Conference and board member of NorCal, a consortium of Northern California writers associations. 


Currently, she is writing full time in Silicon Valley.