Winterwolf Press Acquires High-Profile Authors Miranda Spigener-Sapon and Gunter Swoboda at Book Expo America

2021-08-20 15:46:25 - NEW YORK, NY - (PR Distribution™)
Amazon Prime Showrunner Miranda Spigener-Sapon’s book Charles: A Marisa Romanov Story has been acquired by Winterwolf Press and the film rights optioned by Sony France. They also acquired Gunter Swoboda’s epic novel Mountains of the Sea.

Charles: A Marisa Romanov Story, is a new sci-fi/new-noir novel by award-winning writers Miranda Spigener-Sapon and Ross John Gosla. Winterwolf calls it where Fringe meets Supernatural with a twist of David Lynch! Charles is also a prequel to Spigener-Sapon’s upcoming TV Series Marisa Romanov. The vast universe holds mysterious and dangerous secrets about a multi-verse and parallel worlds. This forbidden knowledge is guarded by a team of entities that walk among us.  One of these beings is known as...Charles.  The series Marisa Romanov was inspired by Miranda Spigener’s Venice International Film Festival Audience Choice winning short of the same name in 2001.  The project is currently in pre-production by Noirtainment Productions and Jean-Michel Vaussier of Sony France.  Winterwolf Press plans to release Charles in Fall of 2019. They plan to release Gunter Swoboda’s Mountains of the Sea sometime in 2019.

Laura C. Cantu, President of Winterwolf Press had this to add, “We at Winterwolf, are really excited to be working with Miranda, her co-author Ross John Gosla and Gunter on their books.” The release date is tentatively set for Fall 2019 nationwide. The press and booksellers can meet authors Miranda Spigener-Sapon and Gunter Swoboda at Winterwolf’s Book Expo America/BookCon booth #1815 May 31-June 2, 2018 at  Javits Convention Center 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001.

Sony Television France’s Jean-Michel Vaussier had this to say, “We are quite excited to have Winterwolf as the publisher of Spigener-Sapon and Gosla’s Charles and fans of sci-fi will love the back story to our Prime Video series created by Miranda.”

Miranda Spigener-Sapon, an award-winning writer who recently directed the 20th Anniversary return to stage of her play The Flame at Metropolis Café in Santa Monica. The play in the past received praise by Houston Press and The Village Voice in 1997 during its original run and the special anniversary run in Santa Monica received praise by Broadway World and The Los Angeles Times.  As a writer/director, Spigener-Sapon made the documentary Walk On about hippotherapy that aired from 1999-2000 on TLC/Discovery Networks.  She has also wrote/directed several other independent projects.  Most recently, Miranda directed the documentary feature Masculinity That Inspires Change written by Gunter Swoboda, based on his Good Men Great Movement, that debuts on Prime Video, Summer 2018. Her book Charles is a prequel to her sci-fi/noir series Marisa Romanov, debuting Fall 2018 on Amazon Prime. Miranda serves as Showrunner/Executive Producer of the series along with Pete Freeland, Jean-Michel Vaussier and Nick DeLaRosa as Executive Producers.    Miranda Spigener-Sapon, a Texas native, lives in Los Angeles with her husband Felipe.  Miranda and the project is repped by literary agent Will McPherson/UTA, publicist Jamie Goucher of MS Film PR Literary and attorney David Kim at The Hollywood Lawyer.

“Taking on a book is a huge challenge, but it is a blessing and the fact we get to work with the amazing Winterwolf team is icing on the cake,” says Spigener-Sapon.

Mountains of the Sea is A watershed of epic proportions as Walter Beaumont faces the many moods of an ocean culture that is the center of the Hawaiian World and comes face to face with political intrigue, war and the most enigmatic experience for an English aristocrat—that of riding the giant swells of Hawai’i.  Gunter is a psychologist, mentor, and motivational speaker. He works with men of all ages, teaching, encouraging, and inspiring them to be the best they can by individually, within their relationships, and within their workplace. He has founded the Good Men Great Movement. Gunter O. Swoboda has invested more than thirty years of learning the art and culture of both ancient and modern surfing. His interest in Polynesian culture has taken him from his home on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia to the fabled islands of Hawai'i. He is a husband, father, friend, historian, psychologist and practicing psychotherapist in Mona Vale.His book Making Good Men Great: Surfing the New Wave of Masculinity has just hit the market with top reviews by Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global, Buzzfeed, The Arriviste, Alamy Live News and The Santa Monica Mirror.  He is currently on Oprah’s watch list. Gunter also wrote the documentary feature Masculinity That Inspires Change that is being released on Amazon Prime summer 2018. Mountains of the Sea will be released sometime in 2019.

Winterwolf Press is dedicated to publishing works that inspire our readers to remember the truth of who they truly are. They aim to promote peace, joy, magic, and positivity in society’s creative consciousness.  Winterwolf wishes to be a counter voice against the all-too-common dystopian themes that run rampant in today’s entertainment.  They believe that we have a responsibility to contribute to the world’s wellbeing by cultivating and sharing stories, works, and ideas that create inspiration and empowerment in our readers as well as offer vibrational frequencies that promote balance and awareness.  Winterwolf Press strives to build honest, nurturing, and transparent relationships with their authors, peers, and audiences.

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