Brian Hicks

Brian Hicks, a senior writer for the Charleston Post and Courier, is the co-author of two previous books on nautical topics: Raising the Hunley: The Incredible History and Retrieval of the Lost Confederate Submarine and Into the Wind: The Tale of the World's Longest Race. Hicks, who was named Journalist of the Year by the South Carolina Press Association, resides in Charleston with his wife and son.