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We also have a new address in Asheville, North Carolina and a new dedication to our mission.  I’ll let our mission be described by an author we are very proud of, poet Beverly Reed Scott of Chicago.

“Patricia Horan has the eye, mind, and heart that allow her to find talented writers in places others would never think to look.”

No tribute could ever be more gratifying to a publishing veteran always on the lookout for hidden genius. This link will take you to information about the editing expertise I offer you, no matter how your book will finally be published. A professional edit is the best gift you can give to your manuscript, and these days it will be demanded of you no matter where your work is placed. To find out how I can be of help, click here.

Welcome also to the new!

We are a small indie book publisher working hand in hand with our adventurous authors. There are upsides and downsides to independent publishing. Freedom, autonomy, the fearless pursuit of bold messages and author participation in creative decisions are some of the positives.

Click here for more info on The Round House Press.


Editor and publisher Patricia Horan was the founding editor-in-chief of a longstanding Crown/Random House division. She has also edited books and magazines for Viking, Penguin, Time-Life, Watson-Guptill, Times Mirror, Rupert Murdoch, Marshall Cavendish and many others.

Art Director, Beth Shaw, who works out of Munich, Germany, is the creator of our first extraordinary book cover, for Healing Cancer Peacefully: A Memoir.  She attended Silvermine College of Art in New Canaan, CT, and after a year of concentrating on the fine arts in LaCoste, France, went on to New York City’s New School to study Graphic Design.