Tropical Leaves

8th & Atlas Publishing was started in 2020 by Michael, Christina, and Brent De Paris. They are an entrancing brother/sister trifecta with a love for books and writing. Born and raised in the southern United States, they are currently living out chapters in the U.S. and Sweden.

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Michael De Paris 

Co-founder | COO


A web developer and film/music editor with a love for books. Many of his favorite thought seeds are planted and bloom from reading. He is developing a graphic novel for release in early 2022. Michael lives in the foothills of North Carolina.  

Christina De Paris 

Co-founder | CEO


A multimedia creative, writer, philanthropist, and academic who holds a B.A. in Journalism and an M.S. in Global Studies. Christina thrives on quality storytelling and has recently published her debut short stories collection, Around the Cul-de-sac. She resides in Gothenburg, Sweden. 

Brent De Paris

Co-founder | CCO


A sales manager with 10 years of experience in telecommunications who has led many successful sales teams. He continually implements strategies to exceed company goals. Brent is a loving husband and the father of two girls. The family lives in Denver.