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"A masterpiece of comedic literature. This book is not hard to put down ... it's impossible" - Gary Sorkin (Pacific Literary Reviews)
Chad won the Silver Medal for Best Fiction from the Independent Pulisher Book Awards in the West - Pacific Region
"Me and Bobby McGee is a funny, adventurous, provacative tale that readers will find completely astonishing and utterly entertaining." - Melissa Brown Levine (Independent Professional Book Reviewers)
Welcome to Chad Coenson's website!
Here you can read written works and other creative endeavors by award winning author Chad Coenson.
May 17th marks the premier air date of Chad's interview on "The Author's Forum" with Dr. Veronica Esagui. This 30 minute interview will be viewable a number of times throughout the week on channel TVCTV (Oregon City, Milwaukie) & CAN (channel 11 comcast/xfinity, channel 12 frontier FiOS cable - Portland Metro Area). Look for AuthForm_69_UNG on the programing schedule found here!
Chad was the featured guest on the television show "Back Page" with Jody Seay. During this 30 minute interview, which aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) on February 26th, 2013, Chad discusses some of the inspirations behind Me and Bobby McGee and gives fans insight into his forethcoming projects! Watch it now!
Chad was a writer on the Man vs Film production team in the Portland 48 Hour Film Project competition. The film Jive Genie won the Audience Choice Award (group A) and the Award for Best Special Effects! The film marks the first collaborative effort between Erich Demerath and Chad Coenson. See here!
Chad is featured in the Washington County Review June 2012 edition. Click here to view the online version of the magazine.
Chad is featured in the Hillsboro Argus March 13, 2012 addition! Click here to view.
Me and Bobby McGee receives an honorable mention in the General Fiction category from the 2011-2012 Los Angeles Book Festival. For more details see here!
Midwest Book Review lists Me and Bobby McGee at the top of the Sci-Fi/Fantasy section in the January 2012 issue of its Small Press Bookwatch. Read it here!
Man vs Film Productions (Portland, OR) has officially optioned Me and Bobby McGee for a feature film. Award winning director/editor/writer Eric Demerath will be bringing the novel to life on the big screen!
"This is one of those books that you have got to read to believe it exists! This is Coenson’s debut novel. And what a way to debut! He just rushed in screaming and I don’t think he will be leaving anytime soon." - Norma Wilkinson Wills (Wakela Runen's World)
"Chad Coenson creates an America that is both surreal, and frighteningly all too real, where the comedic and tragic are often one and the same thing... I highly recommend the dark comedic novel Me and Bobby McGee to anyone seeking a novel that is both profound and entertaining in equal portions." - Wayne Hurlbert (Blog Business World)
"I have never heard of anyone using this as a basis for a story before, which makes author Chad Coenson, most imaginative and fresh in my opinion. I look forward to reading more of his writing style and seeing more of his thoughts on paper." - Jennifer Chatham (Mad Moose Mama Literary Blog)
"It's the randomness that made me fall in love with this book, quite nearly from the start. I have to admit it's a very addictive read. I picked it up and seriously did not want to put it down!" - Melissa Caldwell (Must Read Faster)
"I loved this book. Chad's character really talks the talk" - April Decheine (April's Lifestyle Show)
"There are several laugh-out loud moments; at the same time, there are moments which will make you ponder about life and its absurdities. It's entertaining and thought-provoking - a rare combination indeed." - Misha (My Love Affair With Books)
To read more reviews click here!