Crow Flies Press
About Crow Flies Press
Crow Flies Press is a Green and Independent publishing company dedicated to offering books that help to entertain, uplift, and enlighten; ultimately making the planet a cleaner, happier and more peaceful place. Crow Flies Press and our printers are part of the Green Press Initiative and have signed the Treatise on Responsible Paper. This Treatise promises the use of managed forests, recycled products and soy based inks in printing as well as reducing the carbon footprint in all business practices. We are very proud that our carbon footprint is as low as it can be. Even this website is solar powered.

We are not accepting any manuscripts at this time.
Authors of Crow Flies Press

Jana Laiz Jana Laiz

She is the author of the triple Award Winning novel, Weeping Under This Same Moon, Elephants of the Tsunami, written to raise money for tsunami relief, and the co-author of "A Free Woman On God's Earth."

Ann-Elizabeth Barnes Ann-Elizabeth Barnes

Ann-Elizabeth Barnes has been a story-teller since she was a child. Her favorite thing to do is to make complicated subjects uncomplicated. Out of this desire came the now 10 year old “Mumbet in the Schools” program for which she has received numerous Massachusetts Cultural Council grants and lots of help from the teachers and children in Berkshire County schools.

Martin Meader Martin Meader

Martin Meader is a dad, writer, film maker, composer, musician, choral director, a great cook and a lover of fish and chips, mangoes and pineapples. In 1997, he Co-Executive Produced and Co-Wrote the story of Paradise Road, a Fox Searchlight feature, which starred Glenn Close, Cate Blanchett, Pauline Collins, Jennifer Ehle, Julianna Margulies and Francis McDormand.

Books from Crow Flies Press

Thomas and Autumn - by Jana Laiz Thomas & Autumn

Thomas & Autumn is the story of a little farm boy and his very special chicken. Perfect for early readers, especially for those who love chickens!

The Twelfth Stone - by Jana Laiz The Twelfth Stone

The Twelfth Stone is a Celtic American faerie tale for adults and young adults. It's a coming-of-age, romance, environmental faerie tale with lots of adventure and magic!

Weeping Under This Same Moon - by Jana Laiz Weeping Under This Same Moon

Weeping Under This Same Moon is based on the true story of two teenage girls from different cultures, whose paths intertwine, dramatically altering the course of their lives.

A Free Woman on God's Earth - by Ann-Elizabeth Barnes A Free Woman On God's Earth
The True Story of Elizabeth Mumbet Freeman


It is the story of Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman, the enslaved African woman who had the courage and conviction to speak what was in her heart, suing for her freedom in a Massachusetts court of law.

The Adventure of Charlie and Moon - by Martin Meader The Adventures of Charlie and Moon

A fantasy for children about a boy named Charlie who opens his birthday present the night before his ninth birthday and the consequences that follow.