James Wilcox

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Birthday
4, 1949
Birthplace
Louisiana
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
4, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Louisiana

About

An American novelist of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, he is best known for his 1983 novel, Modern Baptists. His literary works are often set in the fictional town of Tula Springs, Louisiana.

Before Fame

After graduating from Yale University, he worked at the Random House and Doubleday publishing houses in New York City.

Trivia

He received a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Family Life

He grew up in Hammond, Louisiana, and he later taught at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

Associated With

He and Spalding Gray both received Guggenheim Fellowships.