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James Alan McPherson

Born: Sep 16, 1943

Birthplace: Savannah

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

James Alan McPherson

Date of Birth : Sep 16, 1943
Birth Place : Savannah

James Alan McPherson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American short story writer and essayist. He has been a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Fellowship. McPherson is a member of the permanent faculty of the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.


  • Writer
  • Essayist

Also known as

  • James McPherson
  • James A. McPherson

Awards Won

  • MacArthur Fellowship
  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • Lannan Literary Fellowship
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