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I have a book coming out this October! - Matt Caliri's Blog

About Matt Caliri
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Bloggers PhotoI live in Seattle and work with special needs kids as a Behavioral Specialist. I perform improv with ComedySportz, eat novels, and write sandwiches.

I have a book coming out this October!


Blog Posted:8/7/2017 11:31:00 PM

The Gnome Exchange Program will be in bookstores by the first week of October! You can pre-order it now (link below).  A comic/sci-fi adventure with a strong Christmas theme. Suited for ages 12 and up, but I like to think of it as grown-up humor disguised in a children's book.  The comedy should hit all ages.  

Another way to think of the book: If The Wire and Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer had a child, this would be their child. I'm glad that cleared it up.

Please feel free to pre-order the book now (beat the holiday crowds!):
https://www.amazon.com/Gnome-Exchange.../dp/1462120121

Just a little shout-out to Poetrysoup: I wrote my first poem for Poetrysoup poem 10 years ago...this book idea started 6 years ago, with actual 4 years of writing.  I can undoubtedly say that the writing I was doing on PS in those early years helped shape this book into what it is today.  Thank-you Poetrysoup, for have such a free and groovy forum to express our wild side.

Keep writing, amigos...

Matt

 

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Date: 8/8/2017 5:47:00 PM
Right on, Matt! You stuck with it :D
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Date: 8/8/2017 1:55:00 PM
Congratulations on your book! I know what an endeavor it is to publish a book. I am very happy for you Matt! : )
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Date: 8/8/2017 12:19:00 PM
YEAH! Matt! How wonderful! Light & Love
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Date: 8/8/2017 8:59:00 AM
Very cool, Matt! Congratulations!
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