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James Facos

James Facos, born July 28, 1924, is a playwright, poet, and novelist. Published works include The Silver Lady (novel), 1972, 1995; The Piper O' The May (play), 1962; One Daring Fling (play), 1978; Morning's Come Singing (poetry), 1981; Fugitives' Fair (novella), 1985; Jezzy (novella), 2002; and Collected Lyrics (poetry), 2008. His play Mountains in My Stride is published by Samuel French. Mr. Facos received the Alden Award from Dramatists' Allinace, Palo Alto, in 1956, and various awards from the Poetry Society of Vermont. Mr. Facos is a retired professor of English and professor emeritus at Norwich University, having taught for 30 years at Vermont College and Norwich University. In World War II, Mr. Facos served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a ball turret gunner on a B-17 stationed in England. At the age of 19, he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross. Following his time in service, he received an A.B. in English from Bates College, an M.A. in English from Florida State University, and a DHL from Norwich University. Mr. Facos is represented in the permanent collection of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Mugar Memorial Library, Boston University. Mr. Facos lives with his wife of 56 years, Cleo, in Montpelier, Vermont.


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