Our Authors

Dean Larry Strauss

Larry Strauss is author of four previous novels, including Now’s the Time—now an Earphone Award winning audiobook—and numerous non-fiction titles, most recently Students First and Other Lies, a collection of essays mostly about education. His short fiction has appeared in Streetlight, Extract(s), and elsewhere. Op-eds and other non-fiction have appeared in The Guardian, HuffPost, Ambassador (the inflight magazine of the now defunct Trans World Airlines), and USA Today, for which he is an opinion columnist. If you grew up in the 1980s, you might have seen some of the episodes he wrote for the first-generation Transformers cartoons.

Tim McHughTim McHugh

Tim McHugh is a well-known Bellingham, WA, musician who also has a degree in Creative Writing from Western Washington University. As a musician, Tim has received accolades for his CD's The Edge of Forever and A Fool like Me. For a complete look at Tim's musical accomplishments, please visit Tim at his website: http://timmchugh.net/. The Poet Chronicles is Tim's first novel.

Rob LoprestiRobert Lopresti

Robert Lopresti is the author of more than thirty mystery stories, some of which have won the Derringer Award, and been nominated for the Anthony Award. He edited the book Thurber on Crime. He is also a singer-songwriter whose CD, Can I Blame You?, features "White Wolf," which appears in this novel. Raised in New Jersey, he has lived for almost twenty years in Bellingham, Washington, where he is a librarian at a university. His website is www.roblopresti.com.

Dana LyonsDana Lyons

Dana Lyons is the singer/songwriter best known for his dynamic performances and outrageous hit songs “Cows With Guns,” “RV” and “Ride The Lawn.” A global radio and web hit, “Cows With Guns” was #1 for the year on Dr. Demento, #2 on the Australian Country charts, #1 in Seattle and spent six months on the Irish Top 40. His web site is: www.cowswithguns.com