Robert Lamb

Biography

Graduate of the University of Georgia; former editor/writer, The Atlanta Constitution; former adjunct professor, University of South Carolina, (writing and American literature), winner, Excellence in Teaching Award, Mortar Board Honor Society.
Novels:
-Striking Out (A PEN-Hemingway Award nominee)
-Atlanta Blues ("One of the three best novels of the year by a Southern writer." ~Year-end Roundup of Novels)
-A Majority of One (Voted "Most Likely To Get Its Author Hanged")
-And Tell Tchaikovsky the News ("Good golly, Miss Molly, what a story!" ~Amazon reader)
Short Stories and Poems
-Six of One, Half Dozen of Another (contains "R.I.P.," winner, 2009 South Carolina Fiction Project; "Black Coffee," Storytelling Excellence Award, July 2008; and the groundbreaking "Rebellion at Fugitive Flats," a surreal excursion into creative writing.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I began at age 10, inspired by a movie I saw, "Gentleman's Agreement," starring Gregory Peck as a magazine writer.
What do your fans mean to you?
Every story-teller needs a story-listener. Together they complete a circuit that I consider magical.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Robert Lamb online


Where to buy in print


Books

Six of One, Half Dozen of Another (Stories & Poem + 1)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Stories and poems from a lifetime of writing, with an afterword on their origins.
A Majority of One
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(3.00)
When preachers in a rural Georgia town move to ban some classic American novels from the high school curriculum -- and post the Ten Commandments in every classroom -- only one person stands up to them: English teacher Anne Brady, an “outsider” from Atlanta who champions great literature (and the separation of Church and State).
Ghosts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Teenage boys chase an elusive ghost in a Southern cemetery one night, never dreaming that their lives ahead will be filled with ghosts all too real and none of them elusive.
Atlanta Blues
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 84,420. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A reporter and two cops search for a missing college coed. The search leads through the underbelly of urban Atlanta to murder and heartbreak. This is a powerful novel about the vast difference between justice and jurisprudence.

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