Hattiesburg, Mississippi's writer S. Earl Wilson, III
considers himself a Mississippi writer. Just as Earnest Gaines writes
about his state of Louisiana. So does Sam Wilson write about the state
in which he was born and still lives, Mississippi.
His travels have taken him to
every state in America except North Dakota and Oregon. He has been to the
Caribbean several times; Freeport, Nassau, Jamaica St, Johns, San Juan etc.,
Canada, Mexico and Europe more than once. He has lived in Arkansas, Arizona,
Nevada, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama and New York, but always returned to
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the place of his birth.