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Bill Mathis

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Bill Mathis won third place in the 2020 Chicago Writers Association First Chapter Award for his most recent novel, Memory Tree, published May 2021. He also won first place for Revenge is Necessary that published in December 2020. He received the 2019 Pencraft Runner Up award for Family Fiction for his novel, The Rooming House Diaries. Bill began writing after he retired from careers in YMCA camping and foster care. His books involve family, warts and all, usually some LGBTQ characters, diversity and non-DNA family. He resides in Beloit, Wisconsin and enjoys writing, reading, volunteering and traveling.

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Bill Mathis No, they kept my branch of the Mathis’ hidden in Michigan. 😀 I escaped, spent much of my adult life in Chicago Metro areas till I retired & now hide i…moreNo, they kept my branch of the Mathis’ hidden in Michigan. 😀 I escaped, spent much of my adult life in Chicago Metro areas till I retired & now hide in Beloit Wisconsin. Thanks for asking! Hope you enjoy my books!!(less)
Bill Mathis My next novel, The Rooming House Gallery - Connecting the Dots, will be published in early June, 2020. Stay tuned for preorder and ordering informatio…moreMy next novel, The Rooming House Gallery - Connecting the Dots, will be published in early June, 2020. Stay tuned for preorder and ordering information. This book is a companion to The Rooming House Diaries and shares what happens to the old house after Josh and Andres inherit it, plus details their lives past and growth as a couple in forming a new family.(less)
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