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screenwriter , poet

James Humphrey, American screenwriter, poet. Recipient writer's award Carnegie Fund, 1978, Arts & Letters award American Academy Institute Arts & Letters, 1976, Pen award Poets, Essayists and Novelists, 1976, candidate for Nobel prize in Literature, 1989, 94, 96, 97, Most Original Screenplay award Sundance Ineternat. Film Screenwriting Competition, 1994.


Humphrey, James was born on February 20, 1939 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States.


Bachelor/Master of Arts with honors, Brown University, 1977. Master of Fine Arts in Psychotherapy with honors, St. John's University, New York City, 1989.


Part-time teacher, Marshalltown (Iowa) Community College, 1967-1968; teacher, Falmouth, 1970-1971; part-time teacher, Harvard University, 1972; part-time researcher, Harvard University, 1973; part-time teacher, Kennebunk (Maine) High School, Merry Hill, North Carolina, 1974; part-time teacher, Brown U., 1977; part-time teacher, U. North Carolina, Providence, 1984; part-time teacher, Lawrence Academy, 1985-1987; teacher, Lawrence Academy, Independence, 1989; teacher, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.



Married Norma Louise Van Vooren, February 28, 1966. 1 child, Saroyan.

Norma Louise Van Vooren

Saroyan Humphrey