Paul Shepherd
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For Teachers and Reading Groups

Sarabande Books offers readers' guides, teaching aids, and other resources for this novel on their website, // 


An excellent author interview was published in Homiletics, a sermon resource magazine.  The interview is also available online at



This book is appropriate for upper-level high school readers as well as adults. The novel has been used in high school AP literature courses, in college and graduate-level creative writing courses, and in literature and religion courses.


Paul is glad to talk with teachers, both high school and college, and is available for classroom visits as well as phone and web interviews. A series of Paul's creative writing exercises are available through Sarabande as well. 


If your book club is interested in adopting More Like Not Running Away, please contact Paul through this website so he can send you additional materials, including a selection of published poems. 


Paul is available for speaking engagements as well.  If your church, school, or reading group would like Paul to visit, please contact him through the link above.


For desk or review copies (for teachers considering assigning the book for a course, or if you are considering hosting a reading or sales event, or are a reviewer), please contact Nickole at



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