Donald Michael Platt: Author & Screenwriter


Author Donald Michael Platt and his cat, Bodo

Author Donald Michael Platt and his cat, Bodo

Here you will find information on my books, and other projects in the works. I  hope you enjoy the site, and feel free to contact me with any questions.


I am pleased to announce that have a new publisher who will be re-releasing four of my books, Penmore Press LLC.  Special thanks to Michael James and the rest of the staff there for making this happen. Most of my books have been resissued by Penmore Press. Bodo the Apostate and the paperback version of A Gathering of Vultures are still pending.

I have a new author page  over at Penmore Press. Please visit if you feel so inclined.

I will also be attending the Historical Novel Society Conference in Denver from June 26 – June 28, 2015. If you are there, stop by and chat with me.

Bodo the Apostate was recently an Editor’s Choice pick of the Historical Novel Society, and could be selected for nomination 2016 HNS Indie Award.

My book has won three finalist awards in different contests: 

NIEAseal-2014-Finalist-VSMClose to the Sun was a finalist in “Military Fiction” category at the National Indie Excellence Awards.

Next Generation Indie Book AwardClose to the Sun was also a finalist in “Military” category at the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

International Book Award FinalistClose to the Sun  was also a finalist in “Fiction: History” category at the International Book Awards.