Other Books By Bill Lorraine

Waiting for Something to HappenWaiting For Something To Happen And Other Short Stories
by Bill Lorraine, $3.99
This amazing collection of short stories from Bill Lorraine has to be at the top of your reading list. From the title story to "The Playing Field," these stories will take you from the streets of Key West to the hardwood hammocks in sight of the Oversees Highway. Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Heat The Heat, by Bill Lorraine, $3.99
The unique, colorful island of Key West plays an important part in this story. The town's physical beauty and population of creative people help shape and define the three main characters -- Felix, Jamie, and the woman they both love, Rachael. Getting to know this triangle will give you a spectacular sense of what it's like to live and work in Key West. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Genre: Literature/Good Reading

Meet The Author

Writer/composer Bill Lorraine was born in Miami and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland.
Lorraine has published one novel, The Heat; one book of poetry, From the Balconies of Key West (illustrated by his wife, Ann Lorraine); and one book of 14 short stories, Waiting for Something to Happen.
Lorraine was editor and publisher of a quarterly art magazine, The Key West Arts Review. He was assistant managing editor for the Key West Citizen for 2 years. He worked as a freelance writer for many Keys newspapers and magazines, including his "Working Vacation" series for Solares Hill.
His music compositions have been performed by the Key West Symphony Orchestra and the Keys Chorale. He has produced 4 CDs of original music for piano, pop band, orchestra and choir. His oratorio, "Easter Green" was performed at the San Carlos Theater in Key West. His Orchestral Suite, "The Hemingway Suite," was performed and recorded by the Charlotte Civic Orchestra.
He was solo piano player for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines in Europe for 3 months each summer for 10 years. He has also performed in Paris, Munich, and Key West.
Bill Lorraine is a year-round resident of Key West, where he has lived since 1975.

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From the Balconies of Key West
Poems by Bill Lorraine
Illustrations by Ann Lorraine

Sculptor, musician, author, poet – Bill Lorraine is truly a Renaissance Man. His observations about life in Key West are indeed an ode to Paradise. "Words that dance on the pages," says literary critic Hollis George.
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