Harold Whit Williams’ first short story collection is out from San Antonio Review Press.
Harold Whit Williams is feverishly 4-tracking and posting quarantined Lo-Fi recordings EXCLUSIVELY ON BANDCAMP – SHELTER IN TAPES – all proceeds going to select charities.
Born and raised in musically renowned Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Harold Whit Williams is guitarist for the indie rock band Cotton Mather. A session musician for numerous Austin, TX artists over the years, his lo-fi home studio projects DAILY WORKER, and the ambient/experimental The French Riot, now have hours of music available online for download or streaming. A longtime UT Austin employee, Williams catalogs the KUT Collection and writes a quarterly music review (Whit’s Picks) for TexLibris.
Williams is also a prize-winning poet and the author of five books of poetry. My Heavens, his latest poetry collection, won the 2020 FutureCycle Press Poetry Book Prize. His new book, Mel Bay’s Book of the Dead, published by San Antonio Review Press, is his first collection of short stories. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Harold Whit Williams’ literary prizes include the 2020 FutureCycle Poetry Book Prize, the Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, the Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize from Texas Review Press, and being featured in the 2014 University of North Texas Kraken Reading Series. He is a multiple Pushcart Prize nominee, and his poems and short stories have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies.
His first collection of short stories, Mel Bay’s Book of the Dead, is available from San Antonio Review Press.
His latest poetry collection, My Heavens, is available from FutureCycle Press.
POEMS ONLINE at
THE GREAT AMERICAN WISE ASS POETRY ANTHOLOGY
(alongside acclaimed poet Andrew Hudgins and grit-lit heavyweight Joe R. Lansdale!)
KENTUCKY REVIEW – 2015 edition
All proceeds go to various charities…
All royalties go to Color of Change...