Mademoiselle de Malepeire

About the Translator Books have always been part of the life of Barbara Basbanes Richter, who’s both a bibliophile and a Francophile, and there was no way she could have grown up without an appreciation for the power of the printed word. After receiving both…

The Captain’s Boy

About the Author Don Callaway has been writing for as long as he can remember. The world of books was a very important part of his childhood and he continues to be a bookaholic to this day. He wrote while attaining both his undergraduate and…

The Five People You’ll Meet in Prison

About the Author Brandon M. Stickney is a biographer, documentarian, and journalist. A native of Lockport, New York, with a B.A. from the University at Buffalo, he has appeared in Time, the Associated Press, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, on A&E, the History Channel,…

Lone Star Speaks Press Kit

About the Authors Sara Peterson attended the University of La Verne in California, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Political Science and in History. After being told by her Political Science Department Chair that she could not do her senior thesis on…

The Dancer, the Dreamers, and the Queen of Romania

About the Author Steve Wiegand is an award-winning journalist and history writer. His 35-year journalism career was spent at the San Diego Evening Tribune, where he was chief political writer; San Francisco Chronicle, where he was state capitol bureau chief; and Sacramento Bee, where he…

Bountiful Calling

About the Author Fred Burton grew up in Queens, New York. He wrote fiction in his early 20s and returned to it again after his children reached their teen years. His first novel, The Old Songs, takes place in Queens during the 1950s and early…

Meryl Streep: On The Couch Press Kit

About The Author Born in February 1923 and still going strong, Dr. Alma H. Bond is the author or co-author of more than two dozen published books, among them: Jackie O: On the Couch; Lady Macbeth: On the Couch; Marilyn Monroe: On the Couch; Hillary…

FOTUS Press Kit

About The Author Ranter, raver, writer, wronger, upside-downer, stirrer-upper, & topsy-turvyist… Kevin Kunundrum is an award winning novelist, playwright, visual artist, screenwriter, one-time jazz guitarist, backwoods house-builder, old sports car enthusiast, and avid mixologist. His first novel, the literary satire THE SERIAL KILLER’S DIET BOOK,…

The Prophetess Press Kit

About The Author Evonne Marzouk grew up in Philadelphia. While still in high school, she had two stories published in The Apprentice Writer, published a story in Shofar, and was awarded first prize in fiction in a contest by the Israel Programs Center, which won…