James Hurst

  • The Scarlet Ibis

    After training as a chemical engineer , JAMES HURSTswitched directions and studied singing at the Juilliard School of Music and in Rome. After a brief and unsuccessful fling at an operatic career in New York. he settled down as a bank clerk at night and a writer during the day. His stories have been published in small reviews,but this touching story of a boy and his crippled brother marks Mr. Hurst’s first appearance in a national magazine.