Award-winning Stephen Puleo is the author of Voyage of Mercy,
American Treasures, The Caning, A City So Grand, The Boston Italians,
Due to Enemy Action, and Dark Tide.


    • September 28
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • Sweetser Lecture Series, Fall 2022
      The Savings Bank Theater at Wakefield High School
      60 Farm St.
      Wakefield, MA
      7:30 p.m.
    • October 2
    • Dark Tide
    • Beyond the Book: An Afternoon with Stephen Puleo
      Part of "Nashua Reads" Celebration
      Nashua (NH) Public Library
      2 Court St.
      Nashua, NH
      2:00 p.m
    • October 22
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • Bridgewater (MA) Area One Book One Community
      East Bridgewater Public Library
      32 Union St., East Bridgewater
      11:00 a.m.
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Voyage of Mercy Wins Christopher Award

I'm very honored that Voyage of Mercy has won a 2020 Christopher Award. These awards, issued by the nonprofit, The Christophers, celebrate writers, producers, directors, authors, and illustrators whose work "affirms the highest values of the human spirit" and reflects the The Christophers guidance, "It's better to light one candle than to curse the darkness."

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Voyage of Mercy

Steve Puleo's seventh book, Voyage of Mercy, is the story of the Irish famine and the remarkable story of America's first humanitarian mission. Released in hardcover in March 2020, the paperback edition was made available in May 2021.

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Due To Enemy Action now print on demand

I’m thrilled to announce that Due to enemy Action is available as a print-on-demand text.

Go to Untreed Reads to order your copy in hardcover or paperback

Xavier Society for the Blind transcribes Voyage of Mercy into braille

Voyage of Mercy has been transcribed into braille and is available in the Xavier Society for the Blind library. Since 1900, Xavier Society for the Blind has been providing free braille and audio books to blind and visually impaired people worldwide in order for them to learn about, develop, and practice their faith.

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