Anthony Mays

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General Information

Name: Anthony Mays

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1951 in Reading, PA



Illinois Connection

Mays has lived in Illinois since 1992. The name of the main character (Dwight Morris) in his book, Halfway to Uncertainty, was derived from two cities along I-55 south of Chicago, and, part of the book takes place in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Anthony Mays was born and raised in Pennsylvania. At the age of 17, he went into military service and retired after serving twenty years. After which, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Mays went on to make a second career with the U.S. government working with the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs from which he also retired. He is now enjoying his third career in writing fiction.

Published Works

Halfway to a Southern Heart, Amazon, 2014

Halfway to Uncertainty, Amazon, 2015

Halfway to the Truth, Amazon, 2015

Halfway to Magnolia House, Amazon, 2016

Halfway to Creepy, Amazon, 2016

Halfway to Creepy 2, Amazon, 2016

Halfway to a Vineyard, Amazon, 2017

Titles at Your Library

Halfway to Uncertainty

ISBN: 1515299872
Release Date: 2015-08-10

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Halfway to Creepy: A Collection of Bizarre Short Stories

ISBN: 1534734031
Release Date: 2016-07-08

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Halfway to Creepy 2 B&W (Volume 2)

ISBN: 1539701980
Release Date: 2016-10-28

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Literary Awards

Halfway to the Truth

  • LiFE Award - Literature for Environment for its use of E-waste in the story plot

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Open to many ideas.

External Links

Anthony Mays on WorldCat


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