M.P. Powers


Rooftop-jumper, elephant garlic bulb aficionado, exotic insect breeder, writes novels and poetry, and can also do your taxes, lay carpeting, and sing 'Sway With Me,' a cappella, in Chinese and Bulgarian.

M.P. Powers' poetry has been published in the New York Quarterly, Rosebud, Third Wednesday, Slipstream, Chiron Review, Nerve Cowboy, Menacing Hedge, A-Minor, Existere, Underground Voices, Word Riot, Mas Tequila Review, and many other places.

He lives in Berlin, Germany.

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Fortuna Berlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John de Paor quits his soul-sucking job in America, moves to Berlin to pursue his dream as a writer, but gets lost in the nightlife and all the distractions, and soon finds out he has a baby on the way. Fortuna Berlin is a classic portrayal of life in Berlin in the 2010s, both humorous and heart wrenching, poetically-written, and full of unforgettable characters.

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  • Wayward Paths and Golden Handcuffs on July 22, 2015

    A wonderful book about the relationship between a mother and son, faith and success. I read this in one day straight through. Beautiful story! Buy it. You won't be let down.