Our Story

Winterwolf Press goals are simple. We are dedicated to publishing works that promote peace, joy, magic and positivity in society’s creative consciousness to contrast the dystopian narratives commonly found in our current culture.

We believe we have a responsibility to contribute to the world’s wellbeing by cultivating ideas that create inspiration and empowerment in our readers.

Winterwolf Press also strives to build honest and transparent relationships with our authors and audiences.

Upcoming Titles

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Our Authors

Winterwolf Press is excited to work with some of the most creative and imaginative authors in the industry.


Our goal is to bring magic back to the world through the power of storytelling! If you have a story to tell, check out our guidelines for submission.


We love to help authors achieve their publishing dreams. Therefore, we’re offering quality information and vetted resources to those who might need a helping hand.

Laura Cantu

Winter Wolf (a.k.a. Founder)

Laura Cantu is a multitalented artist, visionary, and humanitarian. Throughout her life, she has felt an overwhelming desire explore the mysteries of the unknown and to expand her awareness and experiences. By allowing her perspective to shift and change, Laura has learned to unleash her imagination and use it to guide her through creative processes.

To learn more about Laura, click here.

  • Spellbinding Storyteller 100%
  • Mystical Visionary 80%
  • Friend of Faeries 100%

Arleen Barreiros

The Alpha  (a.k.a. Director of Operations and Acquisitions)

Arleen is committed to quality and integrity. Her ability to see the big picture and manage collaborative efforts puts her in the driver’s seat. Whether she is meeting with an author, scheduling deadlines, or keeping everyone in line, Arleen exudes optimism and encouragement in each encounter.

To learn more about Arleen, click here.

  • The Answers to Everything 100%
  • Project management 80%
  • Cat Wrangler 10%

Teresa Kennedy

The Wolf Doctor  (a.k.a. Senior Editor)

Teresa is a veteran of the publishing industry, having served as a Senior and Acquisitions editor for several New York houses, as well as a number of smaller independents.

To learn more about Teresa, click here.

  • Editing Virtuoso 100%
  • Grammar Guru 100%
  • Pinpoint Precision 100%

John Dixon

The Woof-reader (a.k.a. Content Editor and Acquisitions)

When it comes to shaping a story, there’s no one better than John. The master of context, plot and characters, John helps authors mold stories from an interesting concept to amazing pieces of storytelling.

To learn more about John, click here.

  • Editor Extraordinaire 100%
  • Punctuation Prodigy 95%
  • Novel Ninja 90%

Laura Jones

The Howl-to Gal (a.k.a Project Manager and Development Team Editor)

Laura has been in the editing and writing industry for a decade, and has been involved in projects ranging from science-fiction magazines to academic journals and poetry publishing.

To learn more about Laura Jones, click here.

  • Word Smithy 100%
  • Research Virtuoso 95%
  • Zookeeper 45%

Russ Thompson

The Beta Leader (a.k.a. Editorial Associate)

Russ has a keen eye for craftsmanship. His attention to detail, organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure, and dedication to giving each manuscript the attention it deserves makes Russ an invaluable member of our team.

To learn more about Russ, click here.

  • Submissions Superstar 100%
  • Development Daredevil 90%
  • Vampire Vanquisher 5%

Clark Kenyon

The Inner Wolf (a.k.a. Interior Design)

Clark has been doing graphic design, typesetting, and book layouts for his own company, Camp Pope Publishing, and for other authors, self-publishers, and organizations since 1991. He lives and works in America’s only UNESCO City of Literature: Iowa City, Iowa.

To learn more about Clark, click here.

  • Interior Battlewolf 100%
  • Wonderful Weaver 85%
  • Pack Picador 25%