David Wesley Williams

David Wesley Williams is the author of the novel Long Gone Daddies (John F. Blair, Publisher). His short fiction has been featured in Oxford American, Akashic Books’ Memphis Noir, Harper Perennial’s Forty Stories, and journals such as the Pinch and the Common. “The Newspaper Wake” is adapted from a novel about the industry in which he spent thirty-five years as a reporter and editor, most of them in Memphis, where he still lives.