James Hynes

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Birthday
23, 1955
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1955 (age 64)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

An American creative writing professor and novelist, he is known for such works as Publish and Perish: Three Tales of Tenure and Terror; The Lecturer's Tale; King's of Infinite Space, and Next. His debut novel, The Wild Colonial Boy, is set in Northern Ireland and deals with the subject of terrorism.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in philosophy, he studied at the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Trivia

His essays have been published in The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Boston Review.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Michigan. He later settled in Texas, where he taught at the University of Texas-Austin.

Associated With

He and Douglas Unger both studied at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.