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William Gay (II) (1941–2012)


He spent four years in the Navy, serving in the Pacific. He lived for awhile in New York, where he mistakenly thought it was necessary to live in order to be a writer. In Chicago, he worked for a pinball machine manufacturer. See more trivia »

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That Evening Sun
Bloodworth Writer
The Long Home
The Long Home Writer
A Death in the Woods


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 2017 The Long Home (based on the novel by) / (novel) (post-production)
 2010 Bloodworth (novel "Provinces of the Night")
 2009 That Evening Sun (short story "I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down")
 2007 A Death in the Woods (Short) (short story)
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 2010 Bloodworth (writer: "Raven Is Her Name (Raven's Song)")

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I've always felt sort of like in between things. Like I fit in when I was working construction. I more or less could do my job. I didn't get fired. I got paid. I could do it. But it was always sort of like working under cover. Now when I'm meeting academic people and going to these things they have [conferences], basically it's still the same thing. I'm still under cover. Then, I was sort of a ... See more »


In the late '90s, he finally sold his first short stories to literary journals. See more »

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