icholas Prata was born in Pittsburgh in 1968 and lived in 11 homes and 5 different states before his senior year in high school. He attended the University of Delaware, graduating in 1992 with degrees in History and Political Science, with a minor in Philosophy.

lthough he flirted briefly with the idea of a career in law, Nick went on to become a banker. However, his first love has always been writing. His dream of becoming a published author was fulfilled in 1997 with the publication of his first book, Angels in Iron.

ick currently resides in Bear, DE.

Featured Works


  • Excerpts from the novel Angels in Iron (1997)
  • Excerpt from the novel Dream of Fire (2001)
  • Poems
    • Myself
    • No More
    • Evenings, Yes
    • His Pleasure
    • Lament

Favorite Books:
Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien.
Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein.
The Silmarillion , J.R.R. Tolkien.
The Robots of Dawn, Isaac Asimov.
Zorachus , Mark E. Rogers.
The Inferno , Dante Alighieri.
Hamlet , William Shakespeare.
Space Cadet , Robert Heinlein.
The Gallic Wars, Gaius Julius Caesar.
The Great Siege, Ernle Bradford.