Douglas Wells is an award winning author who was born in Seattle, Washington. His father was an officer in the U.S. Army, and by the time Douglas finished high school he had lived in Hawaii, North Carolina, Texas, Okinawa, South Carolina, Alabama, and Florida. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of South Florida and has taught English and Literature at several colleges.
Douglas has a unique interest in and perspective on the tragic, comical, and the redemptive in his characters. His novel, "The Secrets of All Secrets," was released by TouchPoint Press on May 12, 2017,
"The Secrets of All Secrets" received the Literary Titan Silver Award on August 4, 2017, was a Finalist in the 2017 Independent Author Network’s Book of the Year Awards, and was a Finalist in the 2018 Amelia Island Book Fest and Expo Book Island Literary Award.
His forthcoming novel, "How We End Up," which is described by a reviewer as “Raw and resounding…an experience that lingers long after the last page has been read,” will be released by TouchPoint Press on March 20, 2018.
Douglas is a Professor of English at Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida. He is the father of two grown sons, and he lives with his wife and two cats in Panama City Beach.