Alice Munro

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Birthday
10, 1931
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1931 (age 87)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Acclaimed Canadian writer of short fiction who earned the Man Booker International Prize in 2009, as well as the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2013. Her most famous short story collections include Who Do You Think You Are? (1978), The Moons of Jupiter (1982), and Open Secrets (1994).

Before Fame

She published her first story while attending the University of Western Ontario in 1950.

Trivia

She is a three-time recipient of the Governor General's Award.

Family Life

She married her second husband, Gerald Fremlin, in 1976. Her first marriage produced four daughters: Sheila, Catherine, Jenny, and Andrea.

Associated With

She won the Man Booker International Prize in 2009, a year before Philip Roth received the same honor.