In the News

Links to news about Paul and his books:

Foreword Reviews: Reviewer Michelle Anne Schingler gives After Helen 5 stars. “A nuanced exploration of what it means to mourn those we love most, all their flaws considered.”

Irish Examiner: After Helen is a moving look at love, loss and the challenges of parenthood. Review by Alison Potter.

The Bookbag: Reviewer Jill Murphy recommends After Helen (4 stars). The Bookbag subsequently named it one of the Top 10 self-published books of 2014.

We Love This Book: Katy Hepburn reviews After Helen.

BookBrunch: Second life for Lit Idol champion. Paul Cavanagh recounts his 10-year journey from victory at the London Book Fair to UK publication.

We Love This Book: Winner of the London Book Fair Lit Idol competition Paul Cavanagh tells us about getting published.

Foreword Reviews: In Foreword This Week, we chat with lit pop star Paul Cavanagh about his decision to go indie. 

London Free Press: Self-publishing Risks and Rewards Explored.

Media Release: Lit Idol Goes Global… 10 Years Later. (Announces the November 20, 2014 international release of After Helen.)

Humber School for Writers: Guest blogger Paul Cavanagh – Humber grad and published author – gives us some insight into the challenges many writers face after publishing their first book. 

The Globe & Mail: First fiction feast – Robert J. Wiersema reviews After Helen.

London Free Press: After the hoopla – Crowned Lit Idol champ two years ago in a blaze of publicity, Londoner Paul Cavanagh quietly ushers his first novel into bookstores.

BBC News: Ex-academic lifts Lit Idol title – A former university professor has been crowned the winner of a Pop Idol-style search for new literary talent.