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.

My books are available on this site, along with a brief bio. I am listed as a “premium author.”



I am pleased to announce that have a new publisher who will be re-releasing all of my books, Penmore Press LLC.  Special thanks to Michael James and the rest of the staff there for making this happen.

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


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, Close to the Sun, 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.