Evelyn Rainey is the manager of Denouement Literary Agency, LLC and its two imprints: Portals Publishing, LLC and BLISS Books, LLC. She is currently accepting manuscripts for each traditional small press: and
Evelyn Rainey has had six novels published by traditional small press publishers in the last six years: Minna Pegeen (Comfort Publishing), Bedina's War (Comfort Publishing), Perky’s Books & Gifts (Bedlam Press), The Island Remains (Whiskey Creek Press), Laughing Humans (Portals Publishing) and Comes the Warrior (BLISS Books). She edited and has a short story in Stories for All Seasons.
A frequent guest author and panelist for Science Fiction/Fantasy conventions and writer conferences, she also writes the Science Fiction/Fantasy Books column for BellaOnline – the second largest women’s emagazine in the world. Previously, she wrote the Veterans column for BellaOnline for three years. She has been published in Zero Signal, Lakeland Ledger, Polk County Democrat, World Treasury of Golden Poems, Youth Alive, Wesleyan Magazine and the Polk County Poetry Anthology. She enjoys corresponding with people who have read her books and/or who want to discuss the Art and Business of writing.
For ten years, she facilitated Writers for All Seasons and now facilitates Writers at Unity. She has been an educator for thirty-some-odd years. With degrees and certificates in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School Integrated Curriculum, Gifted, ESOL, and Journalism, she currently teaches Language Arts and Social Studies at Gibbons Street Elementary. Prior to that, she provided consultation for Gifted students and their teachers in traditional classrooms as well as alternative facilities including jails. Outside of the school system, she is an herbalist, a master of crochet, a singer and she loves to do book-signings.
Following her bliss, Rainey now owns and operates two traditional small presses: Bliss Books. LLC (Building Life-long Inspirational & Successful Strategies) and Portals Publishing, LLC (The Best Books are Portals to a New World). Both are imprints of her Denouement Literary Agency, LLC.
Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Column on BellaOnline (world's second largest e-magazine for women):
Personal Blog (sadly neglected lately):
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Crochet Master & Cosplay items:
Facilitator for Critique and Workshop Writers at Unity:
Unique traits: I follow my bliss. I know what I want out of this life - and I am willing to give what it takes to attract these things. I love working in small groups, helping others improve their life through writing (mine or theirs!)