Anthony Mathenia is an American novelist and writer. He is the author of Paradise Earth: Day Zero. His travel writings have appeared on Vagobond and other places. His works deal with personal identity and liberation from oppression. He grew up in a religious cult and sincerely apologizes for waking you up on Saturday mornings in order to recruit you.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Deep Penitentiary 6 is an homage to 1970's women in prison cinema. I wanted to write something fun and exciting with a strong female lead.
What are you working on next?
I'm finishing a romance called Happiness: How to Find It and working on the next installment of my Paradise Earth series.