An accomplished author who has published several books of fiction, Henry Bromell is also a scriptwriter, producer, and occasional director. A graduate of Amherst College, he received the Houghton Mifflin Literary Award for his first novel, "The Slightest Distance". After working as a crewmember on the historical fantasy film "Hearts and Armour" in 1983 he didn't work in the in the industry again until his involvement with the comedy-drama "Northern Exposure" in 1990. He worked on the show as a story editor, writer, and executive producer, before moving onto the critically acclaimed drama "I'll Fly Away" in a similar capacity. After brief stints on the medical melodrama "Chicago Hope" and the crime drama "Moon Over Miami", Bromell began a more intensive collaboration on the police procedural "Homicide: Life on the Street". From 1994 until 1996 he served as one of the show's producers and wrote more than 20 episodes. The versatile Bromell has also tried his hand at directing, first with the crime feature "Panic", which he also wrote in 2000. Subsequently he was a producer on the dramedy "That's Life", a writer for the crime drama "Brotherhood", and most recently both roles for the conspiracy theory series "Rubicon". He combined all his skills for the 2002 TV film "Fitzgerald" based on the life of author F. Scott Fitzgerald. As writer, director and executive producer on the project, Bromell exerted full creative control, and the result was a production that garnered several awards, including an Emmy nomination for supporting actress Sissy Spacek.