P. W. Catanese

P. W. Catanese is the author of eight 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 Sunshine State Young Readers Award, and the Pacific Northwest Library Association’s Young Reader’s Choice Awards. When he’s not writing books, Catanese draws cartoons and works for an advertising agency. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three children.

Books by this Author

Donny's Inferno
The End of Time
Dragon Games
Happenstance Found
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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 is your greatest achievement?

A. Three pretty awesome kids.

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. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Letting the world know what my biggest fear is.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. I'm with my family in a boat on a beautiful lake in New Hampshire on a hot summer day.

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