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Tyler Keith

Tyler Keith was born and raised in the Florida panhandle. He moved to Mississippi at eighteen and received a degree in English literature at the University of Mississippi, where he studied writing under Barry Hannah. He spent the next twenty years writing songs and playing in the bands the Neckbones, Tyler Keith and the Preacher’s Kids, Tyler Keith and the Apostles, and Teardrop City, making fourteen albums and touring in the US and Europe. He later returned to the University of Mississippi and earned a master’s degree in Southern Studies and an MFA in documentary expression. The Mark of Cain is his first novel.