Larry Weiss is a retired Special Education specialist, who until 1977, pursued a career in Biology and Medical Biophysics. He lives by the credo and believes that those who can teach should teach, and those who cannot teach need to be content with doing. He publishes non-fiction as L Alan Weiss, and fiction as L. A, Weiss.
Larry, lives in the small village community of Carlisle, Ontario, with his wife of more than 52 years. Carlisle, within the lands of the Niagara Escarpment. He enjoys cycling through the countryside, the peace and tranquility of the garden, playing the piano, and writing. He and his wife have two children married, and three grandchildren, of whom they are proud.
Larry was born and grew up in Philadelphia, where he attended Temple University. Since 1968 he has lived in Canada and became a Canadian citizen 1974. After arriving in Canada, attending universities in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver. For most of his teaching career, he headed Computer Science, Science, and Special Education departments in high schools in Ontario and British Columbia.
Since retiring, Larry focused his energies on writing, first, as a challenge to mild dyslexia that has hampered his written expression, and secondly, because he wanted to become a writer. His first book, Through a Lens of Emptiness, is an everyman’s “Guide to the Perplexed,” was published in February of 2015.
Through a Lens of Emptiness, is an everyman’s “Guide to the Perplexed,” was published in February of 2015. His latest work of fiction is a thriller, Girl with the Rose Tattoo, published in May 2020.