Birthplace: Charleston, SC
Current Residence: Richmond, Virginia
Setting: North Florida
Genre: poetry, short fiction
William Tester (1960) grew up on a cattle ranch in Florida. He attended both Syracuse & Columbia University. "He had virtually no primary education and got into Columbia University's undergraduate writing program in 1978 by submitting an essay about being chased by a ball peen hammer. " Entertainment Weekly, 1/31/92
Head: Stories (1999 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction)
Darling (1992) a novel-length prose poem
See William Tester books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: General Fiction.
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