Grew up outside Washington, D.C. in McLean, Virginia before the beltway encircled the capital city, before farms were turned into housing developments, and before open fields became mega-malls.
Light attended the University of Virginia, receiving degrees in Electrical Engineering and Law. He has several patents to his name.
After stints as an environmental lawyer and a high tech in-house counsel, he practiced patent law in a private law firm.
Now retired, he resides in Naples, FL with his wife, Sonya. Throwaways is his fourth published novel.