GAILLARD, Frye. American, b. 1946. Genres: Novels, History, Music, Sports/Fitness, Writing/Journalism, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Race Relations Reporter, Nashville, TN, managing editor and staff writer, 1970-72; Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, NC, staff writer, editorial writer, and southern editor, 1972-90; Queens College, Charlotte, writer in residence, 1981, instructor in nonfiction writing, 1990-99; Novello Festival Press, founding editor, 2000-. Creative Loafing (alternative newspaper), columnist. Publications: Watermelon Wine: The Spirit of Country Music, 1978; Race, Rock, and Religion, 1982; The Unfinished Presidency: Essays on Jimmy Carter, 1986; The Dream Long Deferred, 1988; The Secret Diary of Mikhail Gorbachev (novel), 1990; (with N.B. Gaillard) Southern Voices, 1991; (with K. Petty) Kyle at 200 M.P.H., 1993; Lessons from the Big House: One Family's Passage through the History of the South, 1994; If I Were a Carpenter: 20 Years of Habitat for Humanity, 1996; The Heart of Dixie: Southern Rebels, Renegades and Heroes, 1996; (with R. Gaillard) The Way We See It, 1995; (with N. Gaillard and T. Gaillard) Mobile and the Eastern Shore, 1997; Voices from the Attic, 1997; As Long as the Waters Flow: Native Americans in the South and East, 1998; (with B. Baldwin) The 521 All-Stars: A Championship Story of Baseball and Community, 1999; The Greensboro Four: Civil Rights Pioneers, 2001. Address: 127 Indian Trail-Fairview Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079, U.S.A.