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.
Alabama Librarian, vol. 3.
Encyclopedia of Alabama.
Files at Alabama Public Library Service.
Bright as the Morning. New York; Knopf, 1943.
The Patchwork Time. New York; Knopf, 1948.