"The best way to predict your future is to create it."
-Abraham Lincoln

Welcome to the official website of
Paul B. Duerr.

About Paul:

Paul Duerr is currently a 19-year-old author based in Hawthorne, New Jersey, as well as a historian and presenter. He has written and published a total of seven books including six historical fiction titles: The novelettes High Horse, A Shot in the Dark, and The Ultimate Resolution; the novellas 1864, Steel and Bone, and A Joint Enterprise, as well as one non-fiction political science-based work entitled 'Sentiments on the American Executive.' He conducts public U.S. History presentations and received the 1st Place Student Recognition Award for the seven northern counties of New Jersey by the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies in May of 2022. He is currently attending Rutgers University-New Brunswick as a history major. 

Upcoming Projects and Live Dates:

New Release: Book #7 - "Sentiments on the American Executive: An Analysis of the Philosophy, Development, and Function of the American Presidency"

Paul Duerr's 2024 "Four Door Tour":
June 6th [11:30am-12:15pm] - First Ladies Presentation, Glen Rock Municipal Annex, Glen Rock, NJ
June 8th [11am-4pm] - Passaic County Book Festival, Weasel Brook Park, Clifton, NJ
July 20th [2pm-4pm] - Book Signing, Shortway’s Barn, Hawthorne, NJ
*August 7th [7pm-8:30pm] - Hawthorne Authors Panel Discussion, Louis Bay 2nd Library, Hawthorne, NJ
*(Registration Required Here)

'Meet Paul Duerr | Author, Historian, Presenter'
-Shoutout Atlanta Magazine


'Hawthorne High School senior pens sixth book, plans upcoming signing events'

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'Student Author Becomes School Benefactor'
-Wayne Magazine


'Student from Hawthorne writes fifth book, donates $1K in supplies to his high school'

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'NJ high school student used pandemic lockdown time to pen four historical fiction books'

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Check out Paul on
'The Towncast' podcast!