Bills brings a unique perspective to the topics of race, politics and social issues. He is a native Texan who is white, married to an African American woman. Writing from a multicultural perspective, he has challenged the status quo of his home state and the nation for over a decade. Bills is also a
historian who has written two books regarding atrocities that were carried out against persons of color in Texas. E. R. Bills received a BA in Journalism from Texas State University and does freelance writing for various publications, primarily in Texas. Bills also wrote Texas Obscurities: Stories of the Peculiar,
Exceptional & Nefarious and edited Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers. He currently resides in North Texas with his wife and family.
About Dissident: Dispatches from a Diminished State, 2006-2016:
A growing number of Texans are tired of Lone Star Conservatives, sick of being embarrassed by their political representatives and horrified by the devolution of the state conversation in terms of race, sex, sexual orientation, immigration, religious freedom, environmental responsibility, etc. From 2006-2016, Texas contrarian E.R. Bills came out swinging on these issues, and in these insightful, evocative missives, spares no purveyor of the farcical Lone Star status quo