Paul West was born and raised in New York City; he currently resides in Harlem, where he has lived for much of his life. After graduating from NYU with a B.A. in History, he worked in the education and nonprofit world for many years before switching lanes and working in advertising and then fashion.
First Cause was conceived as a screenplay idea in the early 1990s, when West was still an undergraduate; he shelved the project for nearly a decade, and began work again in 1999. Paul West is a sports enthusiast, a student of people, a lover of music, a voracious reader and a fervent believer in human possibility.
Paul is also a writer for Through The Fence Baseball, primarily covering the NL East and New York Mets, and a recurring guest on Fox Sports Radio. To follow Paul's Through The Fence articles, go to http://throughthefencebaseball.com/author/paul-west/ and for Paul's other sports writing, visit PDub's Sports Hub at http://pdubssportshub.wordpress.com/
To follow Paul on Twitter, go to https://twitter.com/firstcausenyc
Where to find Paul West online
VideosPaul West discusses First Cause
The author's first youtube interview, discussing First Cause: A Novel About Human PossibilityThe official First Cause Kickstarter video
The official Kickstarter video for the Kickstater First Cause relaunch project!
by Paul West
A week after a battery of worldwide explosions, journalist Adam Grey wakes up in the hospital. He pieces together the events leading to his injury, involving a woman named Angela. Confronted with the truth behind the attacks, they--along with the world at large--are forced to reconsider conventional assumptions about human nature and possibility.
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