All Adult Fiction

  • Alice Mattison

    Alice Mattison’s The Kite and the String: How to Write with Spontaneity and Control—and Live to Tell the Tale, will be published by Viking on August 16, 2016. She is also the author of six novels, most recently When We Argued All Night, published in 2012 by Harper Perennial, which read more

  • Charles Monagan

    Charles Monagan has been a writer and editor since 1972, when he graduated from Dartmouth College. His work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers, and from 1989 to 2013 he was the editor of Connecticut Magazine. In 1997, he won the Gold Medal for Reporting from the national City read more

  • Charles Rafferty

    Charles Rafferty has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism. His eleventh book of poetry is Diminution (Paper Nautilus Press). His collection of short fiction, Saturday Night at Magellan’s, was published by Fomite Press. His collection of prose poems — read more

  • Chuck Radda

    After teaching high school English for thirty five years (and some college courses for another five) I have turned my attention to writing and blogging full time. I published my first novel, Dark Time, in 2014, and my second, Absolute Truth, a year later. Both are available from Amazon. I read more

  • David K. Leff

    David K. Leff is an essayist, pushcart nominated poet and former deputy commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. His work focuses on the surprisingly intimate relationship of people to their built and natural environments. His nonfiction book, The Last Undiscovered Place (University of Virginia Press, 2004) was a read more

  • Elissa Grodin

    Married to actor Charles Grodin. Former book reviewer (Times Literary Supplement). Author of six children’s books, and two adult mystery novels. The third book in the mystery series to be published in 2017 by Cozy Cat Press. Elissa lives in Connecticut and New York City.

  • Eric Lehman

    Eric D. Lehman teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Bridgeport and his essays, reviews, poems, and stories have been published in dozens of journals and magazines. His dozen books include A History of Connecticut Food, Literary Connecticut, A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard, Bridgeport: read more

  • Geoffrey Craig

    Geoffrey Craig’s fiction, poetry and drama have appeared in numerous literary journals, including the New Plains Review, Calliope, Foliate Oak, Spring – the Journal of the E.E. Cummings Society and The MacGuffin. He has received two Pushcart Prize nominations. In January 2016, Prolific Press published his novel, Scudder’s Gorge. Previously, read more

  • Jean P. Moore

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    Award-winning author, Jean P. Moore, is a novelist, poet, and non-fiction writer. Her novel, Water on the Moon, was published June 2014 and was the winner of the 2015 Independent Publishers Book Award for contemporary fiction. Her work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, and literary journals such as up street, SN read more

  • Jessica Speart

    Jessica Speart is an investigative journalist whose focus is on wildlife law enforcement and endangered species issues. She is the author of the highly acclaimed narrative nonfiction book WINGED OBSESSION about the world’s most notorious butterfly smuggler. The book was an Indie Next pick and has been featured on the read more

  • Karen E. Olson

    Karen E. Olson is the author of the Annie Seymour and Tattoo Shop mystery series as well as the HIDDEN thriller series. She won the Sara Ann Freed Memorial Award for her debut mystery SACRED COWS and was a Shamus Award finalist for SHOT GIRL.

  • Karoline Barrett

    Karoline lives in Southington, Connecticut with her husband. When I’m not writing, she’s either reading, spending time by the water, taking pictures, traveling, indulging in social media, accompanying above-mentioned husband to New York Yankees games, or doing anything that does not involve math!

  • Mary Donnarumma Sharnick

    Mary Donnarumma Sharnick has been writing ever since she printed her name on her first library card. Her first two novels, Thirst (2012) and Plagued (2014), both published by Fireship Press, are set in the Venetian lagoon during the seventeenth and fifteenth centuries respectively. Thirst is presently being adapted for read more

  • Matthew Dicks

    Matthew Dicks is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Something Missing and Unexpectedly, Milo, and The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs. His novels have been translated into more than 25 languages worldwide. He is also the author of the rock opera The Clowns and read more

  • Melissa Crandall

    Crandall cut her professional writing teeth on media tie-in novels for the television shows Star Trek, Quantum Leap, and Earth 2. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthology Tricks and Treats: A Collection of Spooky Stories by Connecticut Authors (where she happily rubs shoulders with Mark Twain); The Great read more

  • Michael White

    Michael C. White is the author of seven published novels from Harper Collins and St. Martin’s Press, including Beautiful Assassin, which won the 2011 Connecticut Book Award for Fiction, and Soul Catcher, which was a Booksense and Historical Novels Review selection. He has also published a collection of stories, Marked read more

  • Nan Rossiter Author/Illustrator

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    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Nan Rossiter grew up in Pelham, New York. Some of her earliest memories include riding a green stingray bike—complete with banana seat and sissy bar—to the Pelham Library which, at the time, was a tiny, cave-like space tucked beneath Hutchinson Elementary School. read more

  • R. C. Goodwin

    R.C. Goodwin was born in New York City and grew up in Springfield, Illinois. He attended Culver Military Academy, in Indiana, and graduated from Yale with a degree in history. After receiving a medical degree from The Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, he completed an intern-ship in New read more

  • Rachel Basch

    Rachel Basch is the author of three novels: The Listener (Pegasus Books) just short listed for The 2016 Firecracker Awards by the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, The Passion of Reverend Nash (W.W. Norton) named one of the five best novels of 2003 by The Christian Science Monitor, and read more

  • Sadie Hartwell

    Sadie Hartwell grew up near the Canadian border in northern New York State, where it’s cold, dark, and snowy almost half the year—a perfect environment for nurturing a simultaneous love of mystery fiction and needlework. She attended St. Lawrence University, graduating with a degree in history, and has worked as read more

  • Susan Israel

    Susan Israel has published fiction in Other Voices, Hawaii Review, and Vignette and she has written for magazines, websites, and newspapers, including Glamour, Girls Life, Ladies Home Journal and The Washington Post. Susan Israel is a graduate of Yale University.

  • Susan Schoenberger

    Susan Schoenberger, of West Hartford, CT, is a writer, editor and copy editor with a long history of working for news organizations, including The Baltimore Sun, The Hartford Courant, and Patch.com. She is now Director of Communications for Hartford Seminary. “A Watershed Year,” her debut novel, won the William Faulkner-William read more

  • Susan Strecker

    I offer stand-alone or ongoing writing and editing workshops. Topics include: writing coaching for groups, the seven elements every novel needs to be successful, pivotal conflicts and increasing the tension, writing with our demons: writing about what we know, the art of querying the literary agent, self-publishing versus traditional publishing, read more