Author Little, Loyd

Little’s published novels include: Parthian Shot, winner of the PEN-Hemingway award and a Playboy Book-of-the-Month Selection, (Viking Press in hardback/Ivy Press in paperback, 1975), In the Village of the Man (Viking-Penguin Press hardback, 1977), Smokehouse Jam, (Available Press, a division of Ballantine Books, 1989) and Roll On Sugaree (Author House, 2013). Published short stories: “Out With the Lions”, published in Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Vets (McGraw Hill, 1973) and “The Moon in June” (Playboy, March, 1977). Fragile Islands of Memories, a nonfiction picture book about the Hre Montagnards around Gia Vuc, a Special Forces camp where he served in 1965. Murder at Slack Reach, a mystery novel, is complete and available for acquisition as well.

A graduate of the University of North Carolina, he has taught creative writing at UNC-Chapel Hill and in the state’s community college system and has lectured at various literary events. He has been a critiquer of novels and short stories for more than 20 years for the N.C. Writers Network, as well as an active member of the Network. He was the editor/managing editor of four newspapers in North and South Carolina. 


A Fox with Earrings
Nolan Chastain must find a killer before the police charge him with the death of his lover...[read more]