Paul McComas


Paul McComas is the Milwaukee-born and -raised, Chicago-based author of five critically acclaimed books (two novels, a novella, and two short-story collections). He is also an award-winning teacher of writing, literature, and film; a prize-winning indie filmmaker; an alt-rock musician; and a progressive activist who won the Mental Health Association's Distinguished Service Award for his anti-teen-suicide program, Rock Against Depression. McComas serves on both the National Leadership Council and the Speakers Bureau of the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). He also writes book reviews for the Shepherd-Express.