2020 Spectrum Publishing Contract Winners

Congratulations to these writers who have all won a publishing contract and audiobook production with Spectrum Audiobooks! Please join us in congratulating them and wishing them well in their writing journey. You can leave comments at the bottom of their profile.

John Righten

John has delivered medical aid to orphanages and hospitals across the globe, including Romania during the revolution, and South America and Bosnia during the war. His Rogues novels are based on the characters he encountered during his many dangerous missions, when he enlisted unlikely support from

William Kaufmann, award-winning ceramic artist and award winning writer

I live in rural Wisconsin and work full time as an artist-potter. In collaboration with my wife, Cynthia, we are multiple award-winning ceramic artists. I am a writer. My 11th grade English teacher, Ms. Thompson, inspired my first stories. She loved poetry and cried in class. I cried with her. Years

Man with short beard and glasses, and short brown hair, is standing in front of a painting of Autumn trees with a closed mouth smile.

I am a writer who has recently found true joy in fatherhood and story writing from a Creative Writing degree from the University of Washington. Now in Colorado with wife and child, I have continued to explore my fascinations in the concepts of complex emotions and the elusive soul; finding my own

Alex Tremari

Alex Tremari is a Pacific Northwest transplant who took way to long to make her 6th grade declaration, "When I grow up I'm going to be a writer" a reality. Her unpublished novel, Dragoncast, placed 2nd in the 2019 Pacific Northwest Writer’s Contest in the Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Paranormal category was CIBA

Forward facing headshot of Chas Harrington

Hi, I'm Chas, I come from a film background, so I'm going from one form of storytelling to another hoping I can better broaden my craft and keep creative in these uncertain times. I've made a few award-winning short films and I always have a script on the back-burner, but I am excited to venture