Something Like Scales - by Garn Press Author P.L. Thomas

P.L. Thomas is the author of Beware The Roadbuilders: Literature As Resistance and Trumplandia: Unmasking Post-Truth America, available on Amazon (NEW RELEASE $14.95). More retailers coming soon. eBook available April 4, 2017.
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Garn Celebrates our Great Women Authors and Editors

Garn’s Mission is also to search for the original thinkers of the 21st century — writers of conscience, especially women, who create remarkable books that inspire people to act. In celebration, Garn honors our great women authors.

Meet Our Women Authors

Garn Press Interview: Nancy Rankie Shelton, 5-13: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Survival

Nancy Rankie Shelton’s 5-13, A Memoir of Love, Loss and Survival is a breathtaking read. At Garn we consider 5-13 to be not only a work of great courage but also a literary triumph.
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Garn Press authors are all original thinkers, writers of conscience, who create remarkable books that inspire people to act. Garn welcomes the new authors whose books will be published in the coming months and appreciates their willingness to ask the big questions and engage in the rapidly expanding conversations that are the signature of Garn Press. Visit Garn Press author news or view all Garn Press authors.

Denny Taylor

Denny Taylor

Denny Taylor was inducted into the IRA’s Reading Hall of Fame in 2004. Co-founder & CEO of Garn Press. Lifelong activist, scholar and author.
Steve Nelson

Steve Nelson

Steve Nelson has been Head of School at the Calhoun School, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, since 1998.
Carolyn Walker

Carolyn Walker

Carolyn Walker is a memoirist, essayist, poet, and creative writing instructor.
Nancy Rankie Shelton

Nancy Rankie Shelton

Nancy has 23 publications (single as well as co-authored) that appear in premier academic  that specialize in literacy research and/or education policy.

Anne Haas Dyson

Faculty Excellence Professor (Ph.D.) in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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Geoff Ward

Geoff Ward has taught and published on English and American literature in Europe, the USA and Japan.

Bobbie Kabuto

Associate Professor of Literacy Education, Elementary and Early Childhood Education.
Rick Meyer

Rick Meyer

Rick Meyer has been a writer for as long as he can remember. He loves to play with language in ways that inspire readers.



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Garn Press authors are all original thinkers, writers of conscience, who create remarkable books that inspire people to act.Visit Garn Press author news or view all Garn Press authors.

Ken Goodman

Ken Goodman

Professor Emeritus, University of Arizona, global intellectual and one of the most cited researchers in reading research.
Anthony Cody

P.L. Thomas

P.L. Thomas, a recipient of the NCTE’s George Orwell Award, engages the public in the most profound and controversial topics of our day.
Anthony Cody

Anthony Cody

Social activist, educator, author of Living in Dialogue, author of The Educator And The Oligarch.

David Kolb

Pulitzer Prize nominee David Joseph Kolb is a journalist and author. Devil Knows: A Tale of Murder and Madness in America’s First Century is his first published work of fiction.
Russ Walsh

Russ Walsh

Russ Walsh has had a forty-five year career in public education as a teacher, literacy specialist, curriculum supervisor and college instructor.

Martin Lee

Martin Lee grew up in New York City. His degrees are in American History and Education. Co-author of Bloody Lane.

Curt Dudley Marling

Curt Dudley-Marling has published over 100 articles and book chapters and 14 books, much of this work focusing on language and literacy, Disability Studies, and classroom talk.

Ruth Finnegan

Renowned scholar, celebrated writer, Emeritus Professor, the Open University, Fellow of the British Academy, Honorary Fellow of Somerville College Oxford.
James Paul Gee

James Paul Gee

Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor at Arizona State University.
Esther Fine

Esther Sokolov Fine

Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University, in Toronto, Canada.

Matthew Fleury

Matthew Fleury grew up in northern New York State. He attended Binghamton University. Co-author of Bloody Lane.

Monica Taylor

Author Page coming soon.

Kathy Olmstead

Author Page coming soon.

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