Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The Love Story of Paul Collins - Donigan Merritt
For an excerpt of the novel, click here: "This country feels like home to him now..."
Donigan Merritt was born in southwest Arkansas in 1945, and left home at the age of seventeen. He has worked as a journalist, scuba diver, fishing boat captain, sailing instructor, and university professor. He has a BA and MA degree in philosophy; the BA is with Honors from Simpson College, the MA is from the Claremont Graduate School. He also has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers Workshop. His first novel, One Easy Piece, was published by Coward-McCann in 1981. Since then, he has published seven novels, the most recent: Blossom, published by Author House, 2011. He has lived in California, Slovakia, South Africa, Germany, Washington, DC, and Buenos Aires.
Donigan Merritt: The Love Story of Paul Collins