Author; university professor of writing. Born– May 1, 1915, Tuscaloosa. Parents James Booth Gibbons and Anne Walshe Gibbons. Married– Janie Moore. Children– Three. Education– Auburn University, B.S.; University of Alabama, M.A.; Ph. D., Tulane University, 1957. Served in the U.S. Navy, World War II. Taught English at the University of Alabama, 1943; at Newcomb College, New Orleans, 1957-58; at the University of New Orleans, 1958-1979. Author of many short stories published in national periodicals and anthologies. Awarded a Rosenwald fellowship in creative writing, Alfred A. Knopf fiction fellowship. Died July 25, 1995.
Encyclopedia of Alabama.
Files at Alabama Public Library Service.
Bright as the Morning. New York; Knopf, 1943.
The Patchwork Time. New York; Knopf, 1948.