J. T. Glisson

J. T. Glisson was a gifted artist and writer who lives in Evingston, a small town near Cross Creek. As a young man, J. T. was a confidante and prot g of his neighbor, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, who encouraged him to write and draw.


  • Occupations include artist, author and playwright

  • He was born 1927 in Cross Creek Florida and lived in Evingston and Cross Creek, Florida, USA

  • Further education was at Sarasota School, Art.

  • Mentor: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

  • Supposedly the model for 'Jody" in The Yearling.
  • Collaborated with Actor Rip Torn
  • J. T. Glisson

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