Daniel Schwabauer is an award-winning author and teacher. He is the creator of The One Year Adventure NovelCover StoryAmazing True Life Stories and The Legends of Tira-Nor.

His professional work includes stage plays, radio scripts, short stories, newspaper columns, comic books and scripting for the PBS animated series Auto-B-Good. His young adult novels, Runt the Brave and Runt the Hunted, have received numerous awards, including the 2005 Ben Franklin Award and the 2008 Eric Hoffer Award. He graduated with honors from Kansas University’s Masters program in Creative Writing in 1995.


• The Curse of the Seer (AMG/Living Ink Books 2015)
• Runt the Hunted (AMG/Living Ink Books 2014)
• Cover Story (Clear Water Press 2013)
• Runt the Brave (AMG/Living Ink Books 2012)
• Other Worlds (Clear Water Press 2010)
• One Year Adventure Novel (Clear Water Press 2008)
• The Amazing Gospel (Crosswind Comics 2007)
• Ulla (Escape Pod, 2006)
• The Monster Trap [for PBS] (Wet Cement Productions, 2005)
• Amazing True Life Stories #2 (Crosswind Comics 2003)
• Troubled House (CWP 2003)
• Amazing True Life Stories #1 (Crosswind Comics 2001)

• Tortured for His Faith (coming soon from Crosswind Comics)


• 2008 Eric Hoffer Award – YA FictionBenFranklin_sticker-whiteBG-200
• 2007 National Best Books Award 
• 2005 Ben Franklin Award – Best New Voice in Children’s Literature
• Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award Finalist
• Independent Publisher IPPY semi-finalist
• Grant K. Goodman Playwright Award
• Nebula [recommendations]

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