A. J. Pompano writes fiction and non-fiction. His fiction has earned him a Helen McCloy/MWA Scholarship for Mystery Writing. Several of his stories have been published. His academic pieces include one on Teaching Detective Fiction. Another piece, on Privacy in the Age of Video Surveillance has earned him a reputation as a privacy expert. His work in this area has been quoted around the world and used in many court cases. He is a member of Mystery Writers of America and a brother member of Sisters in Crime. Ang, as he is called, is a member of the planning committee for New England Crime Bake, a conference for mystery writers and readers, held every November in Boston.