- The Widow and the Tree (2010)
- Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Acclaimed Authors and the Day Jobs They Quit (2010)
- The Old Rocking Chair (2008)
- Cormac, The Tale of a Dog Gone Missing (2007)
- A Sound Like Thunder: A Novel (2006)
- A Cast of Characters and Other Stories (Fifth volume of Blue Moon series; 2006)
- The Poet of Tolstoy Park: A Novel (2005)
- A Yin for Change (1996)
- Rembrandt the Rocker (1994)
- Blood Deep as Water (not yet published)
- Stories of the Blue Moon Cafe I, II, III, IV (Editor)
Sonny Brewer is an editor and novelist who grew up in Columbus, Mississippi. He was born on July 28, 1949. He founded the bookstore Over the Transom in Fairhope, Alabama.
Sonny Brewer is the author of the novels, The Poet of Tolstoy Park, A Sound Like Thunder, Cormac : The Tale of a Dog Gone Missing, and The Widow and the Tree. Brewer also edited the anthology series Stories from the Blue Moon Café I, II, III, and IV and Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Acclaimed Authors and the Day Jobs They Quit.
Brewer has served as the editor-in-chief of at the city of Mobile magazine called Mobile Bay Monthly and at MacAdam/Cage publishing. He also edited and published a magazine called The Eastern Quarterly. He was editor at the Southern Bard and the Red Bluff Review. He currently offers editing services to writers via his website for the Fairhope Center for Writing Arts.
Brewer has held a wide variety of jobs over the years starting with flipping burgers at Woody’s Drive-In in Millport, Alabama. His jobs have included service station attendant, carpenter, used tire salesman, teacher, coffeehouse manager, magazine editor, and many more.
- Interview by John Evans with Sonny Brewer
- Sonny Brewer’s editor website
- Biography of Sonny Brewer on the Over the Transom bookstore website
- Read an excerpt of Cormac here
- Description of The Poet of Tolstoy Park (Wikipedia)
- An Author’s Path To Success: Quitting Your Day Job (NPR)