James Colgan


James Colgan is an author, actor, director, and award-winning playwright. His short story, “Shelter,” was published by the Sewanee Review in its Spring 2016 Edition. Another story, “The Long Night’s Moon,” was published in 2017 by daCunha Global. Silas in the Old Barn: A Christmas Tale was released in November of 2020 and is available on Amazon, Etsy, and Barnes & Noble. His historical drama, The Fuhrer's Mistress, based on the life of Eva Braun, won "Best Play" in The Jewel Box Theatre's 2016 New Play Fest. His plays have been produced in California, Texas, Minnesota, Kentucky, New York City, Connecticut, and Ontario (Canada). He lives in Eastern Kentucky with his poet/artist wife, Mary Beth, and their goofball cat, Mooch.

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Going Upriver to Burnside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,870. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2021 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Wounded in a fire fight during World War II, a young Kentucky farmer spends nearly a year convalescing in the Philippines, nursing injuries of the body, mind, and soul. The reluctant war hero—scarred and in pain—then embarks on the long, arduous journey home...the journey 'upriver' to Burnside. "Going Upriver to Burnside" by James Colgan is a Mannison Minibook published by Mannison Press, LLC.

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