Ward Just

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Birthday
5, 1935
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

A contemporary American author, he is known for nearly twenty novels and several short stories. His 2005 work, An Unfinished Season, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Before Fame

He worked as a print journalist for the Waukegan News-Sun and was also a correspondent for Newsweek and The Washington Post.

Trivia

Two of his short stories-- The Costa Brava and About Boston-- were nominated for the O. Henry Award.

Family Life

He was born in Indiana. He later married Sarah Catchpole.

Associated With

He cites Henry James as one of his literary influences.