Lawrence Wells, Ph.D.

Lawrence Wells, Ph.D. is the author of Rommel and the Rebel and Let the Band Play Dixie (Doubleday & Co.) and Rommel’s Peace (Sanctuary Editions). He edited the football yearbook, Football Powers of the South, and is currently working on a new historical novel, All in a Name. He is co-founder and publisher of Yoknapatawpha Press, an independent press since 1976 in Oxford, MS; co-founder and publisher of The Faulkner Newsletter; co-founder of the Faux Faulkner Contest. Wells has written the script for an Emmy-winning PBS documentary Return to the River. He has contributed articles to American Way, Southwest Spirit, Art and Antiques, and the New York Times Syndicate. Wells holds a B.A and M.A. in English from University of Alabama and a Ph.D.from the University of Mississippi. He lives in Oxford, MS. His wife, Dean Faulkner Wells, passed away in 2011.

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