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William Gay

William Gay was born and raised in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Equipped with literary skills and language craftsmanship gained only from reading and hours of writing thousands of longhand pages no college, no writing classes Gay rose to become, in the words of Stephen King, " an American treasure laboring in obscurity in the hills of Tennessee." Often compared to Cormac McCarthy, William Gay, while by no means a household name, through three novels, collections of short stories and essays, and two...See more