Fiction

Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Steven Owad

Steven Owad

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Steven Owad to publish his novel currently titled Postscript. Steven Owad is an award-winning writer and editor living in Calgary, Canada. His novels have been praised in publications such as Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and Kirkus Reviews, and his stage plays have been produced in theaters throughout North America. In his previous life as a newspaper editor, Steven lived in Thailand and Poland, where he begged journalists not to use "impact" as a verb. Before that, there was a degree in English, with a lot of thousand-page...

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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Karen Beatty

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Karen Beatty to publish her novel, Dodging Prayers and Bullets. Karen Beatty thinks of life as a river, coming and going, surging and flowing. Reared in Appalachia near the Licking River and transported to New Jersey on the banks of the Raritan River, she savored the mighty Mekong River in the late 1960s while serving as a Peace Corps Thailand Volunteer. She finally settled in Greenwich Village, between the Hudson River and the East River on the Isle of Manhattan, where she teaches at the City University...

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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Jeffrey Penn May

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Jeffrey Penn May his literary novella, Margery. Jeffrey Penn May has won several fiction awards, including one from Writer’s Digest. He has received a Pushcart nomination and was a Landmark Prize finalist. Jeff wrote and performed a story for Washington University Radio and was a consultant to a St. Louis theater company. Among other occupations, Jeff has been a waiter, hotel security officer, credit manager, deckhand, technical data engineer, and creative writing teacher. Jeff’s adventures include floating a home-built raft from St. Louis to Memphis, navigating a...

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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Elisabeth Hegmann

We are excited to announce that we have officially signed an agreement with author Elisabeth Hegmann to publish her novel, Modus Perfectus. Elisabeth Hegmann is a speculative fiction writer whose work has always been informed richly and powerfully by music. She grew up in a family of classically-trained dreamers and musicians, and, despite brave attempts otherwise, she has failed to understand anything about the box, let alone how to fit inside it. She has a B.A. in creative writing from IU and an MFA in fiction from NCSU. In addition to slipstream stories, novellas, and novels, Elisabeth writes librettos for...

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New Audio Edition: “Carnival Farm” by Lisa Jacob

Carnival Farm (audio edition)

We are pleased to announce the release of the audio edition of Carnival Farm by Lisa Jacob. Seagn Conway is tired of her veterinary practice — the same entitled pet parents, the same dogs and cats, maybe the occasional lizard or snake, now bore her to pieces. When a traveling carnival with a farm animal petting zoo comes to town, she discovers all the animals are depressed, malnourished, and neglected. Was it the right decision, she wonders, to give up everything she had for this ragtag collection of failing farm animals? Carnival Farm is available now in audio editions from...

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New Book Release: “The Lip Reader” by Michael Thal

The Lip Reader

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of The Lip Reader by Michael Thal. “It’s not what you get in life, it’s what you give back that truly defines you.” Set in Iran during the 1960s and 1970s, and later in Los Angeles, California, Zhila Shirazi tells her story firsthand. She reveals the real-life struggle of being a deaf woman who refuses to allow adversity to stop her from reaching her dreams of living a normal and fulfilling life. Right up to the end, Zhila shows her caring nature, innate intelligence, and will power to overcome almost any challenge....

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Join Us for Friday Lit Chat with Paul Skenazy

Still Life (event)

Join us for a discussion and book signing with Paul Skenazy, author of Still Life. Date: November 5, 2021 Time: 5:30PM - 7:00PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Locaton: Tannery Arts Center, Catamaran Studio #118, 1050 River Street, Santa Cruz, California Join us for a "Lit Chat" with Santa Cruz-based author Paul Skenazy as he discusses his new novel "Still Life". The reception is from 5:30pm - 6:00pm and will be held outdoors in the courtyard. Then join us inside for the presentation and reading 6:00pm - 6:30pm, but be prepared to wear a mask. Book signing will follow in...

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