James Lloyd Davis
Bio: James Lloyd Davis is a veteran of the war in Vietnam and former electrician, shipfitter, pipefitter, boilermaker, ironworker and engineer. He has lived in and travelled to many different regions, cities and towns throughout the US, but now resides in Ohio. James returned to writing after a long absence, is working on two novels, and experiments with short fiction in various forms. Mission? How about San Xavier del Bac in Tucson. Such a lovely place. Catch me at: http://www.fictionaut.com/users/james-lloyd-davis and: http://jameslloyddavis.com/
Life, remembrance, humanity, the beauty of the natural world. Writers? Dostoevski, Thom Jones, Virginia Woolf, Tolstoi, Don DeLillo, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Willa Cather, Hemingway, Hesse, Vonnegut, Carson McCullers, Yukio Mishima, Pushkin, Tim O'Brien, Toni Morrison, Sherwood Anderson, Amy Hempel, Flannery O'Connor, Cormac McCarthy, James Jones, Sherman Alexie, Norman Mailer ... and, oh, many more than I could possibly remember to name here. Oh, yes ... let's not forget Anthony Burgess, Terry Southern, or Ken Kesey, Hunter Thompson and William Saroyan. I should mention Charles Baxter ... and Phil Caputo, Larry McMurtry. Richard Brautigan!