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Jeffrey Allen Mays

Jeffrey Allen Mays is a writer, teacher, and speaker. His background in education, theology, and literature combined with a circuitous personal journey gives him a unique perspective to produce complex, whimsical, and frequently dark fiction. His love for philosophy, history, and science informs his fiction to create startling, plausible scenarios that draw out hidden dimensions of authentic human experience. He currently teaches undergraduate writing at St. Edwards University in his hometown of Austin, Texas.

Jeffrey is currently working on a YA book project that will be the consummation of his current serial blog publication of The Saragossa Bottling Company and also a collection of short stories called Gallimaufry.

Selected Honors

Awarded publication of debut novel by AEC Stellar Publishing Inc. in 2013

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

The Former Hero – Finalist with Nation Indie Excellence Awards 2015

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