Rick Lenz is a veteran Broadway, television and film actor who first came to national attention when he repeated his Broadway role in "Cactus Flower," in the film version—opposite ... Read full author bio >
"Lenz's mesmerizing, multifaceted debut novel is both an intriguing time-travel/past-life adventure and a subtle homage to Marilyn Monroe."
Having trained as a doctor first at Cambridge University and then at London’s Guys Hospital John specialized in general surgery in a busy district general hospital in ... Read full author bio >
"Together, Rickett's commentary and his son's light touch chronicle the intricacies of' man's wartime condition, at which official records and most battle accounts only hint."
John Paul Godges is editor-in-chief of RAND Review, the flagship magazine of the RAND Corporation, one of the world’s most prestigious research institutions. In the 1990s, he was editor ... Read full author bio >
"A satisfying, well-crafted reminder of how one family’s story can encapsulate the cultural history of America as a whole."
An award-winning author and editor, Ralph Reynolds has published fiction and
non-fiction books. He has written widely about sports, nature, economics and agriculture. His writing has appeared in periodicals ranging ... Read full author bio >
"While (Reynolds) hasn’t found the mother lode from which the placer deposits came, he’s struck gold with his tale of “blood and guts, hope and hardship, dust and disappointment."
Albert Flynn DeSilver is a poet, author, artist, publisher, and speaker. He served as Marin County California's very first poet laureate from 2008-2010. Albert has published several books and ... Read full author bio >
"A beautifully written memoir of awakening and self-acceptance."
Shannon Bradley-Colleary’s writing career began in 1998 when she sold her original feature, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," to Warner Brothers Studios for Mark Canton and Jeff Robinov.
Shannon ... Read full author bio >
"Colleary’s humor and warmth flow seamlessly from conception to birth in this well-written, snappy read. A hysterical account of pregnancy that will resonate with readers who've been through it before."
Columnist, Denise Malloy, is A Real Mother. It took her three months to figure out she was pregnant and not suffering from chronic food poisoning. She's been parentally challenged ... Read full author bio >
"A quick, lighthearted romp through the joys of motherhood as told by a real, honest and very funny mom."
Shirley Russak Wachtel is best known for her memoir, MY MOTHER'S SHOES, which follows her mother's life from her hometown of Dombrowe, Poland, throughout her tortuous time in ... Read full author bio >
"The Music Makers--
'A touching study rich with introspection and finely crafted relationships."
Paula Dunning came to writing memoir, essays, and short fiction late in life, after a career as a free-lance editor and writer-for-hire. For twelve years, she was editor of Education ... Read full author bio >
"...the author insightfully questions her path, juxtaposing her life choices against her expectations of being a “liberated” woman of the 1970s and ’80s: “Our
lives create us as much as we create them. Mine created a farm wife, yes. It also created an endless search for
self-definition, a conflicted stay-at-home mom, a dreadful businesswoman, and finally, a wordsmith.”
A thoughtful reflection on life, marriage, and child-rearing, told from a unique perspective."
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