John Hulme (author)

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John Hulme (born 1969) is an American children's writer and film director, co-author of The Seems fantasy book series[1] with Michael Wexler. Books in this series are held in over 800 libraries, according to WorldCat.

He and Wexler edited an anthology of short stories, Voices of the Xiled, and created a National Public Radio radio series, "Vanishing Point", and Baked Potatoes: a Pot Smoker's Guide to Film and Video.[2]

A native of Highland Park, New Jersey, Hulme directed the 2017 documentary film Blood, Sweat & Tears: A Basketball Exorcism, which covers the story of the 1987 championship basketball game between Hulme's Highland Park High School and their rivals at New Brunswick High School.[3]

He also directed a documentary film, Unknown Soldier: Searching For A Father,[4] about his father, who was killed in the Vietnam War and never met his son.[5]

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  1. ^ Fleming, Michael (April 16, 2007). "Fox nabs rights to 'Seems'. Levy to direct, produce film". Variety. Retrieved 2008-09-29. 
  2. ^ Trip Gabriel (January 22, 1997). "Culture Clash: Microsoft in Silicon Alley". Technology | Cybertimes (blog). The New York Times (nytimes.com).
  3. ^ Makin, Bob. "Makin Waves with Highland Park filmmaker John Hulme", Courier News, January 12, 2017. Accessed June 7, 2017. "Longtime borough resident, filmmaker and former basketball star John Hulme chronicles the intense feelings that accompanied the Owls’ Rocky-like game against New Brunswick’s Zebras in the 1987 Central Jersey Group I championship basketball game in his new documentary Blood, Sweat & Tears: A Basketball Exorcism.... At first, the local filmmaker focuses on the lifelong pain he has felt about New Brunswick freshman Cassius 'Money' Hargrove swishing the game-winning jump shot and snuffing victory from the underdogs as the ball cascaded just out of the reach of Hulme’s long arms into the basket."
  4. ^ http://www.hbo.com/docs/programs/unknownsoldier/interview.html HBO Interview with Filmmaker John Hulme. Archived December 3, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Martel, Ned (May 30, 2005). "Unknown Soldier: Searching for a Father – The View From Two Wars and the Home Front". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-06. 

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