Musician and writer Franz Nicolay’s first novel, Someone Should Pay for Your Pain (Gibson House Press, August 2021), hits the backroads with singer-songwriter Rudy Pauver as he navigates a conflicted relationship with a successful protégé and the unexpected arrival of his spirited young niece.
A member of The Hold Steady and other projects, Franz Nicolay’s first book, The Humorless Ladies of Border Control: Touring the Punk Underground from Belgrade to Ulaanbaatar, was named a “Season’s Best Travel Book” by the New York Times. Nicolay lives in California’s East Bay and the Hudson Valley.
Peter Robertson is a writer whose mystery trilogy was published by Gibson House.
Gibson House Press, a traditional publisher of literary fiction based in Chicago, publishes excellent books from both working musicians and musicians at heart. Recent and forthcoming authors include Suzzy Roche and Franz Nicolay.