WILLIAM PEAK: Award-winning author and "the library guy"
WILLIAM PEAK is the author of the award winning novel, The Oblate’s Confession. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee and his Master’s from the creative writing program at Hollins University. Bill’s poetry and prose have been published in magazines and literary reviews; his poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Released by Secant Publishing, The Oblate’s Confession has won numerous awards including: a silver medal in the Best New Voice: Fiction category of the Benjamin Franklin Awards, the National Indie Excellence Award for Religion: Fiction, and the Catholic Press Association awarded it second place in their Catholic Novel of the year category. In December, Kirkus Reviews named The Oblate’s Confession to its list of the best Indie books published in 2015. When he’s not writing fiction, Peak works for the Talbot County Free Library in Easton, Maryland, where he is regularly hailed on the streets of Easton: “Hey library guy!” (Author photo credit Tom McCall)