Ralph BlandRalph's publishing history includes two collections of short stories and novella, Not Dead Again and Close Your Eyes And I'll Kiss You, and eleven novels: Once In Love With Amy, Where Or When, Past Perfect, Ace, Long Long Time, Bright Red Devil, Super Sport, Stars Rain Sun Moon, Anticipation, Exeunt, and Lockhart. His short stories have appeared in both print and online magazines.
He has been a featured writer at the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Author Book Festival in Shreveport, Louisiana, and performed readings in bookstores, libraries, and book clubs over the years. He maintains an Amazon Author page, a Goodreads Author page, and a Facebook Author page, all linked to his web site, www.ralphbland.com. He is a 1973 graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and retired in 2012 after 45 years in the retail grocery business.