Alice Sebold

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Birthday
6, 1963
Birthplace
Madison, WI
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Madison, WI

About

An American fiction and memoir writer, she is best known for her 2002 novel, The Lovely Bones, which tells the story of the rape and murder of a teenage girl. Her 1999 memoir, Lucky, details her own rape.

Before Fame

She studied creative writing at Syracuse University. She subsequently worked as a waitress in Manhattan while pursuing her writing career.

Trivia

She once worked as the caretaker of an artists' colony and lived in an electricity-less cabin in the woods.

Family Life

She was born in Wisconsin and raised in Pennsylvania. She married Glen David Gold in 2001.

Associated With

Her novel, The Lovely Bones, was made into a feature film starring Mark Wahlberg.