Steven & Dawn Porter have been writing and producing books and magazines together since the late eighties when they collaborated on literary magazines and yearbooks at the University of Rhode Island.
Steven is the author of two novels -- "Confessions of the Meek & the Valiant" and "Manisses," which was honored by the New England Book Festival as one of the Best Books of 2013. Steve also served as the Director of Advertising and Public Relations for Lauriat's Bookstores.
Dawn holds a masters degree from Johnson & Wales University, and is an experienced book designer and editor. In 2013, she wrote and published her first book, "Searching for Rhode Island," which was named a finalist at the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) First Annual Book Awards.
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Public statuary as we think of it, first appeared in this state in the mid-1800s inspired by a European idiom. These masterpieces flourished and the resulting statues, monuments and memorials that are now scattered throughout the City of Providence stand as a testament to the people, places and events that have had a profound impact on the shaping of the history of Rhode Island.
Manisses is a rollicking adventure told through a thousand years of history, where you'll meet a brave native maiden, a demure pirate, Prohibition rum-runners, a vengeful witch and many others -- all connected through time by an inconspicuous pile of rocks.
When Rick and Annie Waldron, a bitter elderly couple, turn onto New Hampshire's legendary Kancamagus Highway in a dangerous snowstorm, they are unaware that their fate may lie with an ancient forest alive with a vengeful spirit. (Short Story)
This special edition of "The Kanc" includes free bonus chapter's from Steven R. Porter's novels "Confessions of the Meek & the Valiant and "Manisses."
Confessions of the Meek and the Valiant is not your father's -- or godfather's -- mob story.
It's a fast-paced chronicle of love, family, adventure and redemption. It is a story of a young man's quest to discover who he is, who he wants to be, and whether he can accept what the world believes he has become.