Donna Tartt

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Birthday
23, 1963
Birthplace
Greenwood, MS
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1963 (age 54)
Birthplace
Greenwood, MS

About

An American fiction writer, she is best known for novels such as The Secret History (1992) and The Little Friend (2002). She was the 2003 recipient of the W.H. Smith Literary Award.

Before Fame

She studied writing at Bennington College and published her debut novel, The Secret History, in 1992.

Trivia

She published a poem in the Mississippi literary review when she was just thirteen years old.

Family Life

She was raised in Grenada, Mississippi.

Associated With

She met Bret Easton Ellis in college; the two were romantically involved for a time.