About Jay

Jay Mims is a freelance author and instructor at Claflin University. Jay is the author of the Dan Landis mystery series, which includes the books The Five Santas, The Cult of Koo Kway, The Gray Ghost Inn, Racing the Storm, and The Rose Bandit. Jay has also written two short stories: The Shanghaied Detective and The Girl Who Saved Dan Landis. A sixth book The Body and the Bride is due June 2017.

When not writing, Jay teaches Video Production, Social Media, Web Design, as well as Media Writing. Jay is a member of the Broadcast Educators Association as well as the National Association of Broadcasters. In addition to being a writer and instructor, Jay is also an actor, having appeared in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Fame, Music Man, 1776 and most recently Oklahoma as Poor Jud.

Jay is originally from the upstate of South Carolina, and is an alumni of North Greenville University as well as Regent University. Jay lives two miles past nowhere, where he has a fictional roommate named Steve and has semi-adopted his neighbor’s cat named Eartha Kitty.