Kids, Allan R. Shickman is a cool art professor who has been writing thrilling young adult - teen fiction books since 2006. The first of this exciting book series came out in 2007, and he has just finished the third. Allan taught the History of Art at the University of Northern Iowa, but now he lives and writes fiction books in St. Louis.
Inventing the Zan-Gah series:
The writer dreamed up Zan's exciting prehistoric adventures after thousands of miles of travel through mountains, deserts, and forests. The idea for this exciting kid's book series was born in a cave deep in the earth in the company of hundreds of bats! Way cool?
Allan is an artist, teacher, actor, author, historian, stand-up comedian, chef, and a former Boy Scout. He has published non-fiction articles in prominent journals like The Art Bulletin, Art History, English Literary Renaissance, Studies in English Literature: 1500-1900, Notes and Queries, and Colby Quarterly. He was also Art and Music Bibliographer for Shakespeare Quarterly. Allan has had many letters in various newspapers, including over a dozen in The New York Times.
Exciting Author Visits:
Allan R. Shickman is an experienced and exciting speaker. He is available on a limited basis for dramatic reading and an exciting writers' workshop. Click "CONTACT."