Jerry is a longtime member of the Writers' division. In fact, he was at the 1983 foundation meeting of the NFB Writers' division. Now retired from a thirty year career of teaching Braille, he is happily spending his time getting to writings that up to now, was too busy in life to attend to.

Whittle graduated from Clemson University with a degree in English, and he earned his masterís degree from the University of Tennessee in 1980. He taught English at the University of South Carolina while working on his PhD.

Books available on Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook EBooks

  • Slingshot: A baseball romance

  • Standing with Better Angels: A blind minister finds work in a homeless shelter in the French Quarter of New Orleans

  • Two Hearts Make a Bridge: A blind graduate student finds love and tragedy and triumph

  • Honeysuckle Time: A South Carolina family fights for survival in the Civil War

  • Santa Rides Again: A childrenís story with a positive philosophy about blindness

  • A Little Ball of anger: It is about a young man who makes a terrible mistake and must find a way to atone for it.

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