The Observer

Undergraduate author publishes second book

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2016

In late February of this year, fourth-year student John Brogan self-published his second book, which combines narrative-driven poems and poetic short stories about his personal experiences. “St. Augustine and the Piano” took “around eight months to write,” said Brogan, “so not like with my...

Student publishes book about nature’s restorative power

John Brogan recently published

Abby Assmus, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2015

John Brogan, 22, is a fourth-year cognitive science major and works at the Office for Sustainability. Recently, he wrote a book titled “In Reflection of Nature.” The memoir tells the stories of Brogan’s travels throughout different U.S. parks and how they changed his outlook on life and ability...

Local teen publishes novel about bullying

Aneeka Ayyar, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014

When he was 10 years old, Brett Brown decided that he wanted to write a book. Now, at only seventeen, he has already published his first novel, “Haley’s Comet,” a story about bullying, growing up, and finding yourself, all while trying to stop aliens from taking over the world. “As young...

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