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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  William Wells  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: in Detroit, Michigan


Illinois Connection

Wells lived in a Chicago suburb.

Biographical and Professional Information

William Wells graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, with a B.A. degree in English literature. He was rock music critic for the Detroit Free Press and a staff writer for four other newspapers, a radio disc jockey, speechwriter for the governor of Michigan, author of an internationally syndicated comic strip, marketing agency executive, and founder and owner of a custom publishing company. He served aboard a US Navy destroyer and as a Navy Journalist. Born in Detroit, he has lived in a Chicago suburb with his wife, Mary, and now resides on the Southwest Florida Gulf Coast.

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