Erica Jong

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Birthday
26, 1942
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Author whose debut novel, Fear of Flying, became known for its frank sexual content. Her other notable works include Shylock's Daughter (1987) and Seducing the Demon (2006).

Before Fame

She grew up with a love of reading and writing poetry and went on to study literature at Columbia University. She published her famous first novel, Fear of Flying, in 1973.

Trivia

She wrote openly about women's sexual desires.

Family Life

She was married four times between 1963 and 1989. With her third husband, Jonathan Fast, she had a daughter named Molly.

Associated With

She is mentioned in the Bob Dylan song, "Highlands."