Memoir Authors

Wheels Up: Sky Jinks in the Jet Age

Steve Taylor is the author of Wheels Up: Sky Jinks in the Jet Age, an memoir that takes readers into a world few have seen, including harrowing landings in Vietnam, true antics of airline crew members, near-death at sea, and life-learning mistakes. Taylor, raised on a farm in Mt. Pleasant, …


Art and Craft: Thirty Years on the Literary Beat

Bill Thompson was a book review editor, film critic and columnist, arts writer, and travel writer for the Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, from 1980 to 2012. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a former sportswriter in Virginia and Florida, he has …


Small Victories

Dave Williams is a native Texan and a graduate of the University of Texas. Following a stint in the Navy, he earned an MBA at Harvard, which began a forty-year Wall Street career; the last twenty as CEO of Alliance Capital Management. Over four decades, Dave and his wife, Reba …


The World's Largest Man

Harrison Scott Key is the author of The World’s Largest Man: A Memoir (HarperCollins), and his essays and humor have appeared (or will soon) in The Best American Travel Writing, Oxford American, Outside Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Image, Creative Nonfiction, and elsewhere. He holds an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction and a …