James Hugh Comey is a freelance writer, retired educator, and Writer-in-Residence at Stages of Imagination Inc., a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit entertainment and learning organization he co-founded. He's written a mystical novella, DEATH OF THE POET KING (Branden Press, Boston), a 1950s era, coming-of-age enovel, UNCOMMON GLORY, and a post-apocalyptic enovel, THE WILD WORLD. He's had ten plays produced that have been seen by 100,000+ children. Six of his plays were converted into CDs. Two received a Parents' Choice Recommendation and a Parents' Choice Award. A film version of his play, WOODEN HEART, was awarded two Silver Telly Awards for Children's Programming and Children's Audience. His writing has been cited by the National Education Association, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the PA Center for the Book. His book reviews have been published in national and international journals. His blog currently has 30,000+ page views. He's acted in industrial and corporate films and taught from middle school through graduate school levels. He holds a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Authors Guild. He's cited in Contemporary Authors, International Authors and Writers Who's Who, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, and other reference sources. When not writing, he's often found riding his motorcycle on PA country roads.

Other Works

  • Uncommon Glory

  • Three Moons Till Tomorrow: An Examination of the Interactions, Transactions, and the Construction and Co-Construction of Meaning by Elementary School Students, Teachers, and Theatre Professionals with an Original Children's Musical Play

  • Death of the Poet King


Awards and Recognition

  • Parents' Choice Award
  • Parents' Choice Recommendation
  • Silver Telly Awards

Press and Media Mentions