Jay P Mitchell, who now resides in Massachusetts, grew up on a farm in Illinois. His abiding affection for the rural Midwest is reflected in the novels of his Prairie Center Trilogy.
"Runaway from Innocence"
"Looking back on my teenage years, I know what I did in the back seat of the Black Baron, what I discovered beneath the water tower, and what I experienced upon the bed of a houseboat shaped my adult life more than the subjects taught in any classroom."
"House of Cards"1988
Awards and Recognition
- Editor's Choice Award, The National Library of Poetry