Author Paul West Selects Whitegate PR as Agency of Record

Jun 16, 2010, 05:00 ET from Whitegate PR

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Paul West selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR, as agency of record. First Cause, the debut novel by New York author Paul West, is a gripping work of fiction that explores human possibility.  Learn more about Paul West at Whitegate PR is acting as the publicity agent for the author and the book.

Paul West was born and raised in New York City; he currently resides in Harlem, where he has lived for much of his life. After graduating from NYU with a B.A. in History, he worked in the education and nonprofit world for many years before switching lanes and working in advertising and then fashion. First Cause was conceived as a screenplay idea in the early 1990s, when West was still an undergraduate; he shelved the project for nearly a decade, and began work again in 1999. Paul West is a sports enthusiast, student of people, lover of music, voracious reader and fervent believer in human possibility.

Paul West has also partnered with Harlem RBI to inspire kids in the New York area and share his passion for writing. Harlem RBI provides inner-city youth with opportunities to play, learn and grow, using the power of teams to coach, teach and inspire youth to recognize their potential and realize their dreams.

Join us on July 10, 2010 for "The Thoughtful Page Turner" at 7pm at Bluestocking Books in Manhattan for an evening of readings and discussion about First Cause. To learn more or to RSVP, visit  

About First Cause: First Cause is a novel about human possibility. A reader who likes George Orwell, Dan Brown or Margaret Atwood, or has an interest in Sci-Fi or history, will enjoy First Cause.

Synopsis of First Cause: On an ordinary spring day in 2008, a series of orchestrated explosions sends an already uncertain world, issuing a bizarre announcement and a cryptic threat. Conventional assumptions about human nature and potential are about to be challenged, on a scale not yet seen...

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