Paco Ahlgren

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Paco Ahlgren
Paco Ahlgren in 2008.jpg
Born (1968-11-19) November 19, 1968 (age 45)
El Paso, Texas
Occupation author
Notable award(s) Eric Hoffer Award[1] (Commercial fiction 2008)
Next Generation Indie Book Award[2]

Paco Ahlgren (born November 19, 1968) is an American novelist. He receive the 2008 Eric Hoffer Book Award in commercial fiction for Discipline.[1] Ahlgren has also written opinion articles for financial websites such as Seeking Alpha and Benzinga.[3][4]


Discipline was Ahlgren's debut novel. It was self-published in July 2007 through Greenleaf Book Group.

The book received reviews from The Midwest Book Review[5] and Durango Herald.[6]

In 2009, Discipline was optioned to become a motion picture, by David Permut and Steve Jones. The film's current status is unknown.[7]


  1. ^ a b "COMMERCIAL FICTION". Hoffer Award. 2008. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  2. ^ 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Award. "Discipline – by Paco Ahlgren". Next Generation Indie Book Awards Website. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  3. ^ Seeking Alpha. "Author, Paco Ahlgren". Seeking Alpha Website. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  4. ^ Benzinga. "Author, Paco Ahlgren". Benzinga Website. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  5. ^ Cox, James A. "The Fiction Shelf". Midwest Book Review: Library Bookwatch, Volume 2, Number 9. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 
  6. ^ Miller, Patricia. "Supernatural crime fighting fills first novel". The Durango Herald. Archived from the original on 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 
  7. ^ McNary, James (2009-07-19). "Permut, Jones set 'Discipline'". Variety Magazine. Retrieved 2009-07-19.