CEO at Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, multiple award-winning author, wife, and mom. Visit Amanda’s website to find out more about her and her work. – AmandaMThrasher.com
Jannifer Powelson is the Chief Financial Officer at Progressive Rising Phoenix Press and is the author of educational children’s books in the Rachel Raccoon and Sammy Skunk Series and cozy mysteries in the Nature Station Mysteries Series. JanniferPowelson.com
William Speir – Retired Corporate Executive, Production Manager of Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, Award-Winning Author of Historical Fiction, Action-Adventure, Fantasy, and Science Fiction. WilliamSpeir.com
Matthew Gene is the webmaster for Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, and author of young adult fiction novella, Hope and sci-fi thriller, Terminus X. He is also the bass player for Never Your Zero. – MatthewGene.net
Loree Lough – Bestselling author of 120 award-winning books, Loree Lough divides her time between a home in the Baltimore suburbs and a mountain cabin, where she continues to hone her ‘identify the critters tracks’ skills. – LoreeLough.com
Tania Glenn, PsyD, LCSW – Clinician, trauma specialist, warrior healer, dog mom. Tania has dedicated her life to assisting first responders and veterans. – TaniaGlenn.com
Caleb Monroe – Bass player, Chemistry Teacher, Husband and dad of two, Award-winning author of The Wind’s Cry Books 1-3. – CalebMonroe
Linda Boyden – Award winning author/illustrator, Linda Boyden, has written six and illustrated five picture books, and writes a poem a day just for fun. – LindaBoyden.com
Donna Arlynn Frisinger – Wife, Best-Aunt-In-The-World, Award-Winning Children’s Author, Poet, Freelancer, Speaker, and “Princess in-Waiting” of the Most-High God. – DonnaFrisinger.com
M.C. Berkhousen – Award-winning author of the Komodo Trilogy (middle-grade adventure novels). She also writes YA, mystery and historical fiction. PegBerkhousen.com
Catalina Claussen – mom, teacher and co-founder of Aldo Leopold Charter school, part-time rancher, award-winning author. Diamonds at Dusk at Progressive Rising Phoenix Press
Prakash Dighé – Retired Engineer. My professional career as a senior executive was spread over four continents, including Africa, which formed the setting for my debut novel, a mystery adventure on poaching. View my book trailer HERE
Norma M. Stricklen – is a wife, mother and grandmother. She spends her free time pursuing her nature photography that has deeply inspired her current premier Children’s Literature books Little Jay’s Adventures series. Discover more about Norma and her current projects through her website littlejaybooks.com
Caroline is a United States Marine Veteran & Registered Nurse. She is a wife, mom & grandmother & calls Louisiana home! Learn more on her website at CarolineKDixon.com
Darrell Bartell is a U.S. Army veteran with an MA in Theater from Texas Women’s University and MA in English with a minor in Communications from Southern New Hampshire University. He is currently an instructor at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas.
Rhonda Jennings is an author and special education teacher in Fort Worth Texas. She is currently working on another Dessert First book, and two murder mysteries one in which a special needs child helps solve the case.
David A. Bedford was born in Fort Worth, Texas of American parents but grew up in Argentina. That explains his native US culture and language and Argentine culture and language. He teaches Spanish at TCU and is an avid reader and writer.