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Tommy Hays, Asheville NC author

Tommy Hays is another Southern writer who deserves a much wider recognition. He's a fine writing instructor, a most capable novelist, and he's done much to promote writing in Western North Carolina and South Carolina's up-state.

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Tommy Hays' third novel, The Pleasure Was Mine, was a 2006 SIBA (Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance) Fiction Finalist and was read on National Public Radio's "Radio Reader" hosted by Dick Estell and SCETV-Radio's "Southern Read" hosted by Walter Edgar.

via www.tommyhays.com