In all, William Noble has authored or co-authored more than 20 nonfiction books, including five with his late wife June Noble, and five with his wife, Angela Whitehill.
He’s written about stepfamily relationships, the need for inner privacy, psychiatry’s alarming power over our lives, the art of writing, the art of classical ballet, censorship, the Watergate affair and life in the Aztec Empire. Many were chosen as book club selections by Book-of-the Month Club, Writers Digest Book Club and/or Dance Book Club.
His short work, both nonfiction and fiction, has appeared in more than one hundred magazines and newspapers with an occasional anthology thrown in. A representative list includes: Yankee Magazine, Pointe Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Salon.com,Adirondack Life Magazine, Writer’s Digest Magazine, Baltimore Sun, Garden State Golf Magazine, Northeast Golf Magazine, World War II Magazine, Vermont Ski News.
For eight years (2000-2008) he was Contributing Editor for the six regional golf magazines of Divot Communications, and in 2008 he was Editor-in-Chief of New York Golf Magazine, Garden State Golf Magazine and Pennsylvania Golf Magazine.
Since 1985, Noble has been teaching Creative Writing at Community College of Vermont, both on the ground and online. In 2002, he began teaching Creative Writing, as an adjunct, at Georgian Court University, Lakewood, N.J. and that continues. From 1991-2001, he was a Vermont Humanities Scholar with the Vermont Council on the Humanities, and from 1993-1998, he was adjunct faculty in the external degree program at Johnson State College, Johnson, VT.
Noble has appeared as lecturer and workshop presenter at numerous writer’s conferences and festivals from coast to coast. A representative list includes: Mark Twain Memorial (Hartford, CT), Wilmington College (OH), Breadloaf Writer’s Conference (VT), State of Maine Writer’s Conference, Imagination Writer’s Conference (OH), The William Saroyan Writer’s Conference (CA), Las Vegas Writer’s Conference (NV), College of New Jersey Writer’s Conference.
And in connection with his books he has appeared on more than 40 television shows, including the Today! Show.