Wakefield, Dan

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Wakefield, Dan Gender: M
William Daniel Wakefield
born on 21 May 1932 at 10:45 (= 10:45 AM )
Place Indianapolis, Indiana, 39n46, 86w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°23' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°11 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°34'


American novelist, journalist and screenwriter, whose best-selling novels Going All The Way (1970) and Starting Over (1973) were made into feature films. He created the NBC prime time television series James at 15 (1977–1978) and served as story editor of the series (1977). He edited and wrote the Introduction to Kurt Vonnegut Letters (2012.)

Wakefield received The Bernard DeVoto Fellowship at The Bread Loaf Writer Conference in 1958, a Nieman Fellowship in Journalism (1963–1964) and a Rockefeller Grant in Writing, 1968.

Wakefield retired as Writer in Residence at Florida International University (1995-2009) where he received The Faculty Award for Mentorship. He moved back to his hometown of Indianapolis in 2011.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc.
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenwriter)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor