Irvin Faust was born on June 11th, in the year of 1924, in New York, NY. Faust grew up in a place called Garden City, NY. He was the son of Morris and Pauline Faust. His father Morris worked in the field of insurance business, and his mother was a housewife. In the year of 1943 Faust served in European theater and in the Southwest Pacific for the military, in 1946, his military service was over. Faust went to school at Queens College of the City of New York in 1949. In 1952, he attended Columbia university, M.A. Faust had many other interests besides writing, he was into Yoga, jogging, and Bicycling. Irvin grew up and married a woman named Jean Satterthwaite on August 29th, 1959.
In the years of 1949 to 1953 Irvin taught the subject of writing at Manhattan Junior High School. He later on became a guidance counselor at Lynbrook High School from 1956-1960.
He then want one to be the director of guidance and counseling in 1960. Irvin taught at many other schools and colleges throughout his life, the last year that he taught was in 1978.
Faust had received a few rewards for some of his novels such as New York Times the best book of the year for Roar Lion Roar and Other Stories. In 1965 He got an award for Willy Remembers. He had received the O. Henry Award in 1983 and 1986. Then received the Charles Angoff Award in 1994.
Irvin Faust has written a total of 9 books through his lifetime. His first book, was The Steagle in 1966. Then he went and published The File on Stanley Patton Buchta in 1970. Third, he wrote Willy Remembers in 1971. In 1973 Faust had written Foreign Devils. A Star in the Family...