William Gay Biography

William Gay was born in Tennessee in 1939. He started writing as a teen and wrote continuously until his death in 2012. During this time he published the novels The Long Home, Provinces of Night, and Twilight, as well as the short work collections I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, Wittgenstein's Lolita, and Time Don Been Won't Be No More.

Following Gay's death, a large body of unpublished manuscripts were discovered. Of those works the books Little Sister Death and Stoneburner have been published. The third posthumous novel, The Lost Country, is set to be released in July 2018.

For a more complete biography of William Gay by J.M. White, please visit the William Gay Archive.