Journalist. Born– August 22, 1943, Troy. Parents– Louis Frederick and Emma Margaret (Cooper) Inman. Married– Paulette Strong, April 15, 1967. Children– Two. Education– University of Alabama, B.A., 1965, M.F.A., 1979. Employed by WSFA-TV, Montgomery, 1965-1968; press secretary for Governor Albert Brewer 1968-1970; employed by WBTV, Charlotte, N.C., 1970-1975; worked for the University of Alabama, 1975-1979; for WBTV, 1979-1996. Free lance writer after 1996. Author of plays and film scripts as well as novels.Member; Phi Beta Kappa. Honors– Outstanding Alumnus of the Department of Broadcast and Film Communication, University of Alabama; first prize for fiction, Birmingham Festival of Arts; various awards for television journalism.


Robert Inman, Charlotte, North Carolina.


The Christmas Bus.  Charlotte, NC:  Novello Festival Press, 2006.

The Governor’s Lady.  John F. Blair, Publisher, 2012.

Dogs and Children. Boston; Little Brown, 1991.

Home Fires Burning. Boston; Little Brown, 1987.

My Friend Delbert Earle and Other Notes in Closing; Television Essays. Charlotte; Hometown Press, 1989.

A Note in Closing. Charlotte, North Carolina; Hometown Press, 1985.