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James Wilcox (b. April 4, 1949 in Hammond, Louisiana) is an American novelist and a professor at LSU in Baton Rouge.

Wilcox is the author of eight comic novels set in, or featuring characters from, the fictional town of Tula Springs, Louisiana. Wilcox's first book Modern Baptists (1983) remains his best known work. His other novels are North Gladiola (1985), Miss Undine's Living Room (1987), Sort of Rich (1989), Polite Sex (1991), Guest of a Sinner (1993), Plain and Normal (1998), Heavenly Days (2003), and Hunk City (2007).

Wilcox is also the author of three short stories that were published in The New Yorker between 1981 and 1986, three of only four short stories that the author has published. He has written book reviews for The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times, and two pieces for ELLE. He was the subject of an article by James B. Stewart in The New Yorker's 1994 summer fiction issue; entitled "Moby Dick in Manhattan", it detailed his struggle to survive as a writer devoted purely to literary fiction.

Wilcox, a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1986, has held the Robert Penn Warren Professorship at Louisiana State University since September 2004. He is also the director of the university's creative writing program.
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Total Books: 49
Hunk City
2008 - Hunk City (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143113126
ISBN-10: 0143113127
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 2

Modern Baptists
2006 - Modern Baptists (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807131664
ISBN-10: 0807131660
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Heavenly Days
2004 - Heavenly Days (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780142004906
ISBN-10: 0142004901
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 5

Guest of a Sinner
2004 - Guest of a Sinner [Voices of the South] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807129692
ISBN-10: 0807129690
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Heavenly Days
2003 - Heavenly Days (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670032471
ISBN-10: 0670032476
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
 6

Miss Undine's Living Room
2001 - Miss Undine's Living Room [Voices of the South] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807126998
ISBN-10: 0807126993
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

North Gladiola
2000 - North Gladiola [Voices of the South] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780807125656
ISBN-10: 0807125652
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Videoconferencing The Whole Picture
2000 - Videoconferencing the Whole Picture (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781578200542
ISBN-10: 1578200547
Genres: Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment
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Sort of Rich
1999 - Sort of Rich (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316940443
ISBN-10: 0316940445
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Plain and Normal
1999 - Plain and Normal (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316941358
ISBN-10: 0316941352
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Gay & Lesbian
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

Polite Sex  A Novel
1999 - Polite Sex a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316941341
ISBN-10: 0316941344
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 6

Modern Baptists
1998 - Modern Baptists (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316940450
ISBN-10: 0316940453
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.
 3

Guest of a Sinner A Novel
1993 - Guest of a Sinner a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780060168759
ISBN-10: 0060168757
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Polite Sex
1993 - Polite Sex (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060921651
ISBN-10: 006092165X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1

Sort of Rich
1990 - Sort of Rich (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060917074
ISBN-10: 0060917075
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 3

Sort of Rich A Novel
1989 - Sort of Rich a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060160999
ISBN-10: 0060160993
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 2

Literature and Rhetoric Anthology for Composition
Literature and Rhetoric Anthology for Composition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780673190390
ISBN-10: 0673190390
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