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John William Corrington

Born: Oct 28, 1932

Death: Nov 24, 1988

Birthplace: Memphis

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

John William Corrington

Date of Birth : Oct 28, 1932
Date of Death : Nov 24, 1988
Birth Place : Memphis

John William Corrington was an American film and television writer, novelist, poet and lawyer. He received a B.A. degree from Centenary College, in 1956 and his M.A. from Rice University in 1960, the year he took on his first teaching position in the English Department at Louisiana State University. While on leave from LSU, Corrington obtained his D.Phil. in 1965, from the University of Sussex and then moved to Loyola University New Orleans in 1966, as an Associate Professor of English, where he also served as chair of the English Department. Corrington graduated from Tulane University Law School in 1975, joined a small New Orleans personal injury law firm, Plotkin and Bradley, and spent the next three years practicing law. During this time Corrington published four books of poetry, Where We Are, The Anatomy of Love, Mr. Clean and Lines to the South. With Miller Williams, Corrington edited Southern Writing in the Sixties: Fiction and Southern Writing in the Sixties: Poetry.


  • Lawyer
  • Screenwriter
  • Poet
  • Novelist

Also known as

  • John W. Corrington
  • John Corrington


  • Joyce Hooper Corrington
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