Daniel Schwabauer

CWVFF Speaker2017

Daniel Schwabauer, MA in creative writing, University Kansas, is the creator of The One Year Adventure Novel and Cover Story Writing, writing curriculum designed for homeschool students. Once asked if he would like to be the next C.S. Lewis, Mr. S.—as he is called by his students—replied, “I’d rather train a thousand C.S. Lewises.”

Runt the Brave and Runt the Hunted, his young adult novels, have received numerous awards, including the 2005 Ben Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Children’s Literature and the 2008 Eric Hoffer Award. The final book in the trilogy, The Curse of the Seer, released with AMG Publishers in 2015.

His professional work includes stage plays, radio scripts, short stories, newspaper columns, non-fiction ghost-writing, comic books and scripting for the PBS animated series Auto-B-Good.

He is editor of Crosswind Comics, where he develops educational materials for youth-at-risk and prison inmates, among them the Amazing True Life Stories series as well as The Amazing Gospel graphic novel, which has been translated into several languages around the world.