GIBBONS, ROBERT FAUCETT, 1915-1995

Biography:

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.

Source:

Alabama Librarian, vol. 3.

Encyclopedia of Alabama.

Files at Alabama Public Library Service.

Publication(s):

Bright as the Morning. New York; Knopf, 1943.

The Patchwork Time. New York; Knopf, 1948.