The Burning of The Piping Rock is Cutshall-King’s first novel. He was author of two different local history columns published weekly over nineteen years in The Post-Star, the daily newspaper of Glens Falls, NY and wrote and produced Legacy, a radio program broadcast weekly on WWSC AM and WCKM FM.
He is also the author of several books of local history: Hospital By the Falls, the History of Glens Falls Hospital 1897-1987; the Con Amore—the Italian History of Fort Edward, NY; and Cornerstone of the Future a history of the First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls, NY. He also co-edited Sherlock Holmes, Victorian Sleuth to Modern Hero with Sally Sugarman and Charles R. Putney.
Cutshall-King’s writing draws on his varied work experiences, ranging from a Wall Street brokerage firm, the restaurant field, and salvage operations. For several decades he worked in the museum field as director of the Chapman Historical Museum in Glens Falls, NY, and the Park-McCullough House in North Bennington, VT. Most recently, he was a college administrator. In 2012, he retired after a successful career as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at SUNY Adirondack.