Alice McDermott

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Birthday
27, 1953
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
27, 1953 (age 63)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

A popular American writer, she won the National Book Award for her 1998 novel, Charming Billy. Her other works include Child of My Heart: A Novel and the Pulitzer Prize-nominated 2006 work, After This.

Before Fame

She graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1975 and went on to receive her master's degree from the University of New Hampshire.

Trivia

Her short stories have been published by a number of magazines, including The New Yorker, Seventeen, and Mademoiselle.

Family Life

With her husband, a neuroscientist, she had three children.

Associated With

She and author Neil Algren both received National Book Awards for their work.