AARON LEIBEL writes for The Jerusalem Post and Washington Jewish Week newspapers. He is the winner of two Rockower Awards for Excellence (2018 and 2019) from the American Jewish Press Association.
In 1972, he “made aliyah” to Israel, along with his wife, and this adventure is the source of his acclaimed memoir, Figs and Alligators, published by Chickadee Prince Books.
Alan N. Levy
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Alan N. Levy was a political columnist and the author of the geo-political thriller, The Tenth Plague. Published by Chickadee Prince Books, The Tenth Plague is available as of September 15, 2019.
The novel, which addresses the dangers of a nuclear Iran, was praised by Kirkus Reviews, which called the novel, a “[…] bombastic and cinematic thriller … fleet and dramatic[.]”
Alon Preiss’s Thirtover Novels are an acclaimed, loosely linked series of stories set around the world during the 1980s. They can be read in any order.
They include In Love with Alice, which Foreword Reviews calls “a complex, magical web of love, betrayal, and secrets that spans years and continents,” and A Flash of Blue Sky, which Kirkus Reviews praised as a “complex literary drama that’s heavy on symbolism and existential angst, [with] a lively sense of humor.” An as-yet-untitled third Thirtover Novel is set for publication in 2018.
Donna is the author of four acclaimed novels, all of which are currently available from Chickadee Prince Books: Extraordinary Means, California Street, There’s More Than One Way Home and the forthcoming He Could Be Another Bill Gates. She has also written two books on the craft of writing: Get That Novel Started and Get That Novel Written.
Her work is included in the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University and in the California State Library’s collection of California novels.
“[A] novelist to keep high on your reading list!” says the Los Angeles Times of Donna Levin.
About Ed Rucker: For decades, Ed Rucker was one of our most prominent criminal defense lawyers. His Bobby Earl novels have been praised for their authenticity, as well as gripping suspense. During his career, he represented numerous high profile clients, including John Orr, the greatest serial arsonist in American history, a trial memorialized in Fire Lover, by Joseph Wambaugh; Laurianne Sconce, the matriarch of the Lamb Funeral Home, whose trial that was the subject of the book Ashes, by James Joseph; Eddie Nash, a prominent nightclub owner, who was portrayed in the film, Boogie Nights; and William Harris, a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army, who kidnapped Patty Hearst.
Granville Wyche Burgess
Granville Wyche Burgess is a popular playwright, television writer and bestselling novelist. Chickadee Prince Books is very proud to publish his bestselling Rebecca Zook Amish novels as well other books, such as his upcoming baseball novel, The Last At-Bat of Shoeless Joe.
Jay Greenfield’s first novel, Max’s Diamonds, published in 2016, has been widely acclaimed as a new and innovative take on both Holocaust literature and the post-war American novel. He is at work on a second book.
Read more about Max’s Diamonds here, or read an interview with Jay Greenfield here.
Mark Laporta is a New York-based science-fiction author who launched his series Against the Glare of Darkness with the first novel of the trilogy, Probability Shadow, on October 1, 2018.
Probability Shadow, the first novel in Mark Laporta’s Against the Glare of Darkness trilogy, leads you into a new universe, where a critical mineral shortage pits imperious humans against every major political power. As their battles rage, the Quishiks re-emerge, an ancient evil with unprecedented control over time and space — which foretells the end of all sentient life.
Pen Pearson lives in Aberdeen, South Dakota, where she teaches at Northern State University. Her writing has appeared in various journals and anthologies, including New Writing and The Working Poet. She has published two books of poems, Trespass to Chattel (2009) and Poetry as Liturgy (2010). The forthcoming Bloomsbury’s Late Rose, the story of the poet Charlotte Mew, is her first novel.
Steven S. Drachman
STEVEN DRACHMAN is a writer, critic and restaurateur whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Phoenix, Entertainment Weekly, The Village Voice and The Chicago Sun-Times.