Anne Lamott

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Birthday
10, 1954
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
San Francisco, CA

About

An American author of fiction and non-fiction, she is known for works such as All New People (1989 novel) and Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith (1999 non-fiction book). Her work commonly focuses on topics such as alcoholism, depression, Christianity, and motherhood.

Before Fame

She attended the Drew School in San Francisco, California and subsequently worked as a writing teacher. She published her debut novel, Hard Laughter, in 1980.

Trivia

She was the subject of the 1999 documentary film, Bird by Bird with Annie.

Family Life

She grew up in San Francisco, California. Her son, Sam, was born in 1989.

Associated With

She contributed to Salon.com, which was founded by David Talbor.