Author; editor; bookseller.  Born July 28, 1949.  Married; three children.  Owner of Over the Transom Bookstore in Fairhope, 1997- .  Editor,  Mobile Bay Monthly; editor and publisher, Eastern Shore Quarterly, Red Bluff Review.  Founder, Southern Writers Reading Conference and chairperson, Fairhope Center for the Writing Arts.  Received the Alabama Library Association award for fiction for The Widow and the Tree, 2011.


Contemporary Authors online.


Cormac; The Tale of a Dog Gone Missing. San Francisco, CA; MacAdam/Cage, 2007.

The Poet of Tolstoy Park. New York; Ballantine Books, 2005.

Rembrandt the Rocker.  Fairhope: Over the Transom Publishing Co., 1994.

A Sound Like Thunder.  New York; Ballantine Books, 2006.

The Widow and the Tree.  San Francisco; MacAdam/Cage, 2009.

A Yin for Change.  Fairhope; Over the Transom Publishing Co., 1996.


A Cast of Characters and Other Stories. San Francisco; MacAdam/Cage, 2006.

Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Acclaimed Authors and the Day Jobs They Quit.  MP Publishing Co., 2011.

Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe’; Anthology of Southern Writers (series).  San Francisco:  MacAdam/Cage, 2002-  .