Sophomore publishes own fantasy book

By Emily Khaykin



Melissa Gertler ’11 published her book “The Champion of Valens” using Authorhouse, a self-publishing company.


“The Champion of Valens” tells about a feud between two kingdoms and the journey of a teenage girl, Nara, who takes her blind brother’s place in the army, ignoring the harsh gender based roles.


“The Champion of Valens” is sold at amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com, authorhouse.com and melissagertler.com.