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Jeffrey Allen Mays

From the early 2000s, Jeffrey Allen Mays has established a reputation for breaking fictional molds, raising eyebrows, and building new worlds for literary travelers to enjoy. His stories, poems, and creative non-fiction reveal obscure dimensions of authentic human experience. He is currently a professor of writing and rhetoric at St. Edwards University in his hometown of Austin, Texas.

Jeffrey is currently working on two book projects and a collection of short stories tentatively called Gallimaufry.

Selected Honors

The Former Hero – 1st Place winner for Thriller genre by Texas Association of Authors 2014

The Former Hero – Finalist with National Indie Excellence Awards 2015

“Concho Diary” – Winner of 2016 short story contest for Texas Association of Authors

Nominee of Pushcart Prize for fiction 2023 for short story “Under The Sun”