David Wesley Williams is the unagented author of the novel Long Gone Daddies (John F. Blair, March 5, 2013), the story of three generations of guitar players, set in and around Memphis. His fiction has been published by Harper Perennial’s Fifty-Two Stories, The Pinch, The Common, and Night Train. He blogs about music and writing at The Soundcheck & the Fury and tweets fiction on Twitter at @damnshortstory. His favorite blues singer is Charley Patton. He is, by day, sports editor of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis.