celebrate a 19 year old teenage novelist, published poet, working journalist


= A. T. Nager: Teenage Author & Poet =

YA Novelist: Summer Planets is a sweeping, poetic, and melancholy tale of galactic apocalypse, betrayal, and conspiracies written by a 19-year old college sophomore and published poet age 18) at the University of Connecticut in New England (his first complete, full-length novel).

YA Poet: Completed hundreds of poems, some published, many quite excellent, most very good, as a teenager (ages 14 to 20).

Professional Writer: Three summers as a college student intern reporter on a regional metro daily newspaper, while attending University of Connecticut an English major. This website is a work in progress, celebrating this teenage author, poet, and (by age 17) working journalist (summer intern reporter on a metro daily). Lots more info soon.

Personal Life: No Car, Must Thumb. Our teenage poet (A.T. Nager, a teenager) has little family life, and spends as much time on the highways day and night hitch-hiking as he does writing poetry in dive cafés or reading the Beat, Imagist, or other poets for an occasional class on campus.

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first novel completed age 19 as sophomore English Major at University of Connecticut