William Humphrey
  • William Humphrey

  • Date of birth: June 19, 1924
  • Died: August 20, 1997
  • Born: in Clarksville, Texas, The United States.

  • Description: American novelist, memoirist, short story writer, author of thirteen books, including five novels, collections of short stories and a memoir.
    Humphrey's first novel was Home from the Hill. His second novel, The Ordways, was reviewed by the New York Times as "Funny, vivid and moving, this is a fine piece of work and a delight to read," and was compared to the writings of William Faulkner and Mark Twain.
    His books received high praise when they were first published, even from fellow writers.