Who We Are

Payton Press, LLC and Avery’s Authors are owned by author Gloria Barone Rosanio, a member of the national Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators http://www.scbwi.org/

Gloria has spent the past 40 years working in newspapers and corporate communications, teaching college communications courses and writing books.

Gloria is accredited in public relations from the Public Relations Society of America and earned her certification in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Penn State University and a bachelor’s degree in English from Rowan University.

She serves on the executive board of Arogya World, a global nonprofit devoted to healthy eating and disease prevention, and is the professional  advisor to the Rowan University Public Relations Student Society of America.


Jim Rosanio has more than 36 years of experience in graphic design, illustration,
marketing and art directing for business to business and consumer marketing. He is active in fine art creation as well as teaching night classes in basic and advanced courses in art and design.  
Jim is the owner and creative director at Blue Claw Graphics and Design, LLC in Medford, NJ.

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