Greg Fields is the author of Through the Waters and the Wild, published by Koehler Books and released in January 2021 to outstanding preliminary reviews. The book has already been nominated for awards from the Independent Book Publishers Association and the prestigious Rubery Book Award in Birmingham, UK.
His first novel, Arc of the Comet, a lyrical, evocative examination of promise, potential and loss, published by Koehler and released in October 2017. Arc of the Comet explores universal themes in a precise, lyrical style inspired by the work of Niall Williams, Colm Toibin and the best of Pat Conroy, who had offered a jacket quote for the book shortly before his death. The book was nominated for the Cabell First Novelist Award, the Sue Kaufman First Fiction Prize and the Kindle Book of the Year in Literary Fiction.
He is also the co-author with Maya Ajmera of Invisible Children: Reimagining International Development from the Grassroots. He has won recognition for his written work in presenting the plight of marginalized young people through his tenure at the Global Fund for Children, and has had articles published in the Harvard International Review, as well as numerous periodicals, including The Washington Post and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. His short nonfiction has appeared in The Door Is A Jar and Gettysburg Review literary reviews.
He has presented at numerous writers conferences, including the Central Coast Writers Conference, the Virginia Writers Conference and the Bay Area Book Fair. Greg is also a Featured Writer in the University of Limerick (Ireland) Creative Writing MA Program.
Greg and his wife Lynn live in Manassas, Virginia.
Complete information, including excerpts of all books, can be found at www.gregfields.net.