Dallas Heritage Village presents E.R. Bills
Author E.R. Bills will present his research and his book, Texas Far and Wide: The Tornado with Eyes, Gettysburg’s Last Casualty, The Celestial Skipping Stone, and Other Tales. A book signing will follow his talk.
Bills is a freelance writer and journalist who received a degree in journalism from Texas State University. Born in Fort Worth and raised in Aledo, he is the author of Texas Obscurities: Stories of the Peculiar, Exceptional and Nefarious (The History Press, 2013), The 1910 Slocum Massacre: An Act of Genocide in East Texas (The History Press, 2014) , Black Holocaust: The Paris Horror and a Legacy of Texas Terror (Eakin Press, 2015), and most recently, Texas Far and Wide: The Tornado with Eyes, Gettysburg's Last Casualty, The Celestial Skipping Stone, and Other Tales (The History Press, 2017).
His work has appeared in Fort Worth Weekly, Fort Worth Magazine, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Austin American-Statesman and numerous other publications. He also recently co-edited Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers (Eakin Press, 2016).