Hart Williams

A published author, novelist, literary critic and screenwriter for a quarter of a quarter-century more than a quarter-century, Hart Williams has lived in the American West for his entire life. Having grown up in Wyoming, Kansas and New Mexico, a survivor of Texas and a veteran of Hollywood — where he worked in radio, television and films in addition to print — Mr. Williams currently lives in Oregon, along with an astonishing amount of pollen.

He has written for (among others) the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Kansas City Star, the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner (RIP), the Portland Oregonian, the Santa Fe Sun, Oui magazine, New West magazine, the Eugene Register-Guard, the Eugene (OR) Weekly, the Orange County Register and the Los Angeles Free Press (RIP). imDb lists him as a screenwriter.

His blog is frequently featured on Crooks and Liars’ Blog Roundup, Salon’s Blog Roundups (before the feature was discontinued), has been cross-posted on The Democratic Daily, Preemptive Karma, etc., and cited in fora too numerous to mention. His posts are frequently seen on Memeorandum and sometimes seen on The Atlantic Wire. He is a regular guest voice on The Moderate Voice. Mr. Williams has been — and continues to be — a practitioner of acoustic and electric journalism.

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  1. Hart,

    Sometimes something is so unique, so compelling, you’re glad you at least gave it a look.

    The book I recently published (SLOP – The Wild Boar Nation) tells a tale of the dangers when a small minority is hellbent on imposing their will on the rest of society, despite the warnings by the majority of the intentional consequences and even more dire potential unintended consequences of their actions. In this case, I use wild boars to personify a radical faction gone mad as they declare equality with man – due to drought and dwindling lands. Of course the story is based in Texas.

    “I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down upon us. Pigs treat us as equals.” – Sir Winston Churchill

    The novel delves into a variety of social, economic, religious and geopolitical issues. It is informative, creative, controversial and without a doubt highly entertaining. The objectives are:

    1. Soften the hard edges of a radical right wing
    2. Remind the far left we are not all equals – That the majority seek equal opportunities, not equal outcomes
    3. Ease the minds of those in the middle; the vast majority, that change can be good and we need to continue to evolve

    If you want to learn more about the book, myself and read a few reviews, please visit my website http://www.slopthebook.com

    I’ve self-published for many reasons. I’ve sold 92 books so far, given away another 100 or so. Between Amazon, Apple and my website, there are over 20 reviews now. I expect that to increase significantly in coming days as people begin to read the book. In time, don’t be shocked the story goes viral. If you do your research, you’ll understand why – the timing of the book and it’s story-lines support this belief. Will you be the one who broke the story? One of your colleagues? Or another site? Trust your instincts. The book is good. Real good.

    I appreciate your time,

    Keith T. Bishop
    The Woodlands, TX
    832.257.7679

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