The Penmen Profile: Critically Acclaimed Author Benjamin Nugent

by Rebecca LeBoeuf Benjamin Nugent is the critically acclaimed author of “Good Kids” and “American Nerd.” His work has been widely published and is included in “The Unprofessionals: New American Writing from the Paris Review” (2015) and “Best American Short Stories 2014.” “Good Kids” (2013), described by many as a romantic comedy, has…

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The Penmen Profile: Award-winning Fiction Writer Teresa Burns Murphy

by Pamme Boutselis Teresa Burns Murphy is the author of a novel, “The Secret to Flying” (TigerEye Publications, 2011). Her writing has been published in “Amazing Graces: Yet Another Collection of Fiction by Washington Area Women” (Paycock Press, 2012), Academic Exchange Quarterly, Dreamstreets, Gargoyle Magazine, Inquiry, The Science Teacher, Southern…

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A SNHU Chat with YA Novelist Jennifer Caloyeras

By Pamme Boutselis A novelist and short fiction writer living in Los Angeles, Jennifer Caloyeras is the author of two young adult novels, “Strays” and “Urban Falcon.” Her short stories have been published in Monday Night Literacy, Wilde Magazine, Storm Cellar and Booth. She is a dog columnist for the…

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The Penmen Profile: Author S.R. Wilsher

by Pamme Boutselis The author of three published books, “The Collection of Heng Souk,” “Madness of the Turtle” and “The Seventeen Commandments of Jimmy September,” S.R. Wilsher also writes short stories and has two children’s books underway. He recently connected with The Penmen Review to discuss his writing. Have you always…

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The Penmen Profile: Bestselling Author Gwyn Hyman Rubio

By Pamme Boutselis Gwyn Hyman Rubio is the bestselling author of “Icy Sparks,” a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and a 1998 New York Times Notable Book. A national bestseller, the novel was praised as “vivid and unforgettable” (New York Times Book Review) and “a combination of fire and ice that…

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The Penmen Profile: New Author Mike Hancock

By Amber E. Box New author Mike Hancock began writing as a young child, a passion he says was instilled in him by his mother who always encouraged reading and writing. Despite the many paths his career has taken over the years, Hancock credits his seven-year stint as a wilderness…

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SNHU Talks Radio, Writing and Education with Michael C. Keith

by Pamme Boutselis Michael C. Keith is the author of over 20 books on electronic media, including “Talking Radio,” “Voice in the Purple Haze,” “Radio Cultures,” “Signals in the Air,” and the classic textbook “The Radio Station.”  A multi-award winner in his academic field, Keith is the author of dozens…

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The Storyteller: A SNHU Chat with Rebecca Rule

by Pamme Boutselis Rebecca Rule gathers and tells stories. Her latest book (and first picture book for children) is “The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever,” illustrated by Jennifer Thermes. Other books include: “Moved and Seconded: NH Town Meeting, the Present, the Past, and the Future,” “The Best Revenge” (named one of five essential…

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