Ann Beattie

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Birthday
8, 1947
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Virgo

About

An American short story writer and novelist whose writing is often compared to that of J.D. Salinger and John Updike, she is best known for works such as Chilly Scenes of Winter (1976) and What Was Mine (1991).

Before Fame

She attended American University as an undergraduate and later received a master's degree from the University of Connecticut.

Trivia

She received the PEN/Malamud Award for her short stories.

Family Life

She lived with her husband, Lincoln Perry, in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she taught at the University of Virginia.

Associated With

She is often compared to John Updike.