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Author of 21 books, A GENEROUS LIFE: William James Samford Jr., THE THUNDER OF ANGELS: Montgomery Bus Boycott and People Who Broke Back of Jim Crow, GHOSTS ON THE ROAD: Poems of Alabama and Mexico

Background Information

My number one influence is Harper Lee, whom I adore personally and I admire greatly for her one super work. She had the good sense to quit while she's ahead.

I have had several major influences but mostly the men and women I knew during the fight for racial equality in the South when I was a journalist for The Alabama Journal in Montgomery, Alabama, in the 1960s and '70s.

These included Clifford and Virginia Durr, E.D. Nixon, the young men and women who worked for the Southern Courier, covering the South's many stories as the civil rights struggle progressed; Julian Bond, John Lewis, Charles Morgan Jr., Morris Dees, Bill Baxley, and many others.

One of my editors at that time was Ray Jenkins, who instilled in me a deep desire to search out the truth.

My fiction has been influenced by writers and singers of country songs, like Hank Williams and Jimmie Rodgers. I also admire contemporaries Pat Conroy, Ron Rash, David Halberstam, and others.





















Birth Place
Sheffield, AL USA

Graduate of University of Alabama; Nieman Fellow at Harvard, 1972-73, winner of Harper Lee Award as Alabama's Distinguished Writer, 2006; winner of Clarence E. Cason Award for Nonfiction, 2005

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PR Associates Inc.
P.O. Drawer 6161 
Montgomery AL 36106  
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