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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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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author John Kachuba

We are pleased to announce that we have signed an agreement with author John Kachuba to publish his middle-grade mystery novel, Haycorn Smith and the Castle Ghost. John Kachuba is the award-winning author of twelve books of fiction and non-fiction. His most recent work, Shapeshifters: A History, was a finalist in the Horror Writers Association’s Bram Stoker Award. John holds M.A. degrees in Creative Writing from Antioch University Midwest and Ohio University. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, universities, and libraries, and on podcasts, radio, and television. You can find out more about John on his website, johnkachuba.com. Haycorn...

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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Greg Stone

We are pleased to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Greg Stone to publish his mystery novel, Dangerous Inspiration. Greg began his career as a writer at Time Inc. in New York and later worked as a TV reporter in Minneapolis, Boston, and on PBS. He estimates that he has done 15,000 interviews, with people from every imaginable occupation or situation. Greg’s professional honors include three Emmy nominations. Turning down an offer to anchor at CNN in New York, he founded Stone Communications, dedicated first to independent production and now to media consulting. Assignments have brought him all...

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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Wallace Baine

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Wallace Baine to publish his novel, Founding Daughter. Wallace Baine began his career in daily journalism in October 1989. By the end of his first day’s overtime shift, he had contributed to the front-page story of the Gilroy Dispatch on the largest earthquake to strike Northern California in generations, trumpeted on the newspaper’s headline as “7.0 MONSTER”. Wallace then worked for the Santa Cruz Sentinel for many years as a columnist, critic, and editor, winning awards locally and nationally for his writing. He has also served as...

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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Mike Sherer

We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Mike Sherer to publish his novella, Mazes of the Mind. Mike Sherer has been writing his entire life. His first published work was a record review column in his college paper. His novels include his paranormal/suspense novel, A Cold Dish (James Ward Kirk Fiction), horror novella, Under A Raging Moon (World Castle Publishing), paranormal mystery novel, Souls of Nod (Breaking Rules Publishing), and his middle grade novel, Shadytown (INtense Publications). The movie from his screenplay Hamal_18 is currently available on Amazon Prime. Mike Sherer lives in West...

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Paper Angel Press Welcomes Author Sylvia Patience

We are pleased to announce that we have signed an agreement with author Sylvia Patience to publish her upper middle grade novel, The Double Crossing. Sylvia has written two other books for middle grade readers: Toto’s Tale and True Chronicle of Oz, the beloved Oz adventure retold from the point of view of Dorothy’s little dog, and The Weaver’s Daughter, which follows a young girl’s immigration journey from Mexico. The Weaver’s Daughter received a 2020 Moonbeam Children’s Book award. Several of Sylvia’s short fairy tales have won prizes in the international Hans Christian Anderson contest in Sestri Levante, Italy,  including...

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Meet Our Authors at the Bay Area Book Festival 2022

Meet our authors at the Bay Area Book Festival at Booth 19 on May 7, 2022 and May 8, 2022. Jay Hartlove Jay Hartlove is the author of The Insane God, Mermaid Steel, and the "Goddess Rising" series. Jay is also the playwright, director and producer of The Mirror’s Revenge, the musical sequel to the Snow White fable. Saturday, May 7, 2022: 10:00am, 11:00am, and 12:00pm Vanessa MacLaren-Wray Vanessa MacLaren-Wray is the author of All That Was Asked, Parrish Blue, and Coke Machine. Vanessa writes stories and poems, makes robots and photographs, and works towards a more climate-safe energy paradigm....

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