Don Gillette is the author of three novels, Pandemonium, Phantom Dead Man, and Sarcophagus. His first collection of short fiction, Old Leather, was published in July, 2015. 

He is currently at work on Fallen Angels, in collaboration with the artist Don Gilbert. This full-size collection of pencil and pen drawings and accompanying poems is scheduled for release in May, 2017.

A fourth novel, Dark Voices, is scheduled for release in the spring of 2017.

He has also written three full-length poetry collections, Bourbon Street Memory, Walking By The Nightpath, and the critically acclaimed The Face In The Mirror Is Not Mine, along with four chapbooks, Monkey Head Fallout, In The Land of the Koonga Girls, Sandpaper on Sunburn, and Overland Bridge.

His complete journals, The Meeker Collection: Humor from The Wilson County Advocate 1991-1994, chronicle his independent newspaper work and he has also published short fiction, editorials, and literary articles for The Journal of American Folklore, Criticism Literati, Janus Head and other lesser known periodicals.

Don has been writing since he asked for (and received) one of the original “Tom Thumb” typewriters for his 6th birthday. He spent 26 years in the Tennessee Army National Guard and served on active duty during Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Don retired in 1996 as a Chief Warrant Officer Four and subsequently spent 20 years as Vice President of Military Operations for Reese Group, Inc.

He was born and raised on the Atlantic Coast and currently lives with his wife, Sim Yoon, in Nashville, Tennessee.


Please visit Don's Amazon and Goodreads Author Pages at the links below.







The Books





Collected Journals


Full-sized illustrations from The Meeker Collection



The Poetry Collections





The Chapbooks





Short Fiction

(Short fiction originally published in these and other magazines is available in the recently released collection Old Leather.)





Professional Journals

(Articles are available on-line by clicking the appropriate magazine)






All books are available in paperback and e-book formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Abe Books, Book Depository, Alibris, Booktopia, Tower, and other top booksellers world-wide.

Portions Copyright ©1970 - 2015 by Donald W. Gillette

Cover Art for Pandemonium, Phantom Dead Man, and The Face In The Mirror Is Not Mine Copyright ©2010 by Don Gilbert