Gail Godwin

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Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
Alabama
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Birthday
18, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
Alabama

About

An American novelist and short story writer, she is best known for her New York Times bestselling work, The Odd Woman (1974). Her other works include Glass People (1972) and Evensong (1999).

Before Fame

She studied at the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop. She published her first literary work, The Perfectionists, in 1970.

Trivia

She was a three-time National Book Award finalist.

Family Life

She was born in Alabama and raised in North Carolina by her mother, Kathleen Krahenbuhl Godwin Cole, and her grandmother, Edna Rogers Krahenbuhl.

Associated With

She studied alongside Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.