P. W. Catanese

P. W. Catanese is the author of ten fantasy-adventure novels. His books have been received with critical acclaim and have been translated into five foreign languages. His Books of Umber trilogy has been nominated for six regional book awards, including the Texas Bluebonnet award, the Florida’s Sunshine State Young Readers award, and the Pacific Northwest Library Association’s Young Reader’s Choice awards. He lives in Connecticut. When he’s not writing books, Catanese draws cartoons, works for an advertising agency, and tries very hard to respond to every message from his readers. Meet him at PWCatanese.com, and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Books by this Author

The Thief and the Beanstalk
Down in Flames
Donny's Inferno
The End of Time
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I think I have a new motto every day.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Giving up guitar lessons when I was a kid.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Oh no, if I tell you you'll start looking for them.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. This list is in constant flux! Wake Up by Arcade Fire, You Were Right by Badly Drawn Boy, String Bean Jean by Belle and Sebastian, Billy Liar by The Decemberists, Charmed Life by The Divine Comedy.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Some exotic place I've never been before.

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