Robert Steven Williams

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Since leaving the music-biz executive ranks, Robert Steven Williams has put in his 10,000 hours. His first novel, My Year as a Clown, released on the indie imprint Against the Grain Press, received the silver medal for popular fiction from the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2013.

Robert released the critically acclaimed CD “I Am Not My Job,” featuring Rachel Z (Peter Gabriel,... more

Since leaving the music-biz executive ranks, Robert Steven Williams has put in his 10,000 hours. His first novel, My Year as a Clown, released on the indie imprint Against the Grain Press, received the silver medal for popular fiction from the Independent Publisher Book Awards in 2013.

Robert released the critically acclaimed CD “I Am Not My Job,” featuring Rachel Z (Peter Gabriel, Wayne Shorter) and Sloan Wainwright in 2005. He studied songwriting with Rosanne Cash, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and several top country writers. The song, The Jersey Cowboy, was featured on NPR's Car Talk. Robert was the subject of the documentary by Jason Byrd Round Peg, Square Hole.

The Galway based singer/songwriter Declan O’Rourke produced the song Only She Knows for Robert’s novel My Year as a Clown. A finalist in the 2014 Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest as well as a finalist in the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, Robert’s short fiction has also appeared in Carve Magazine, The Orange Coast Review, and Weston Magazine.

Robert is currently making a film about F. Scott Fitzgerald's time in his home town of Westport, CT.

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