Paul L. CentenoPaul L. Centeno is an award-winning author and finalist for the 2022 Killer Nashville Claymore Award. Born and raised in New York City, he studied at Herbert H. Lehman College where he earned a BA in Philosophy and Creative Writing. After graduation, he worked with Gabriel Packard, Associate Director of the Creative Writing MFA Program at Hunter College, to improve his craft.

His fantasy novel, The Vagrant Chronicle, was critically acclaimed in Writer’s Digest Annual Indie Book Awards. Kirkus Reviews stated, “Centeno yearns to create something completely new, and if we immerse ourselves in his cosmos, we will be richly rewarded.” He recently won awards from Writers of the Future for his short stories, Steamwalker and Celestial Heights. As of 2020, he signed a contract with actress Courtney Holly to create the audiobooks of his new fantasy series.

Centeno lives in Florida and is currently working on his tenth novel.