Bill Chastain

Specialties: Sports, Biography, Memoir, Historical, Nonfiction

Bill Chastain graduated from Georgia Tech in 1979 and began his writing career shortly thereafter. Notable publications where his stories have appeared include: Razor Magazine, Nation’s Business, SPORT Magazine, and Inside Sports. He worked as a sports reporter for The St. Petersburg Times and The St. Petersburg Evening Independent before going to The Tampa Tribune in 1990, where he worked for twelve years as a columnist and sports reporter. He is the author of The Streak; Payne at Pinehurst: The Greatest U.S. Open Ever; Purpose and Passion: Bobby Pruett and the Marshall Years; Steel Dynasty: The Team that Changed the NFL; Peachtree Corvette Club; September Nights: Chasing the Beasts of the American League East; Jackrabbit: The Story of Clint Castleberry and the Improbable 1942 Georgia Tech Football Season; Hack’s 191: Hack Wilson and His Incredible 1930 Season; and The Steve Spurrier Story: From Heisman to Head Ball Coach.