Introducing An Authentic Derivative—My Debut Novel

I am thrilled to announce that my debut novel, An Authentic Derivative, is now available on Amazon.

Click HERE to order a copy of An Authentic Derivative!

41LZSXEGPFLIndie rocker Garrett Sedgwick is a reclusive artist struggling to assert his identity to a sectarian fan base. Cynical graphic artist Neil Oberlin is given the task of sketching Sedgwick’s next album cover. However, proximity to the brooding musician begins to compound Neil’s own anxieties about himself, his generation, and Sedgwick’s great secret. Things are about to get awkward.

Set in Nashville, An Authentic Derivative tells the story of a generation of overeducated, over cultivated millennials.

“This reads like the monologue at the beginning of a later Wes Anderson film, as edited by Salinger. I don’t hate it.”
-Stephano Mugnaini


The funds to produce and promote the novel were raised through an IndieGoGo campaign. I am indebted to my friends, my family, and others who helped make possible my goal of publishing the novel independently.

Follow the protagonist, @GarrettSedgwick, on Twitter.

On Friday, August 7th, I will be hosting a Reddit AMA at 10:30pm,
answering questions about the novel.

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