Jerome Charyn

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Birthday
13, 1937
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY

About

A twentieth-century American author, he published over fifty works, including novels, plays, short stories, essays, and non-fiction books. His works include The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson; The Collagists; The Tar Baby; and Marilyn the Wild.

Before Fame

He studied history and comparative literature at Columbia University. He published his first novel, Once Upon a Droshky, in 1964.

Trivia

He was a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist.

Family Life

He was born in the Bronx to Sam and Fanny Charyn.

Associated With

Charyn's book on table tennis, Sizzling Chops & Devilish Spins, was praised by author Don Delillo.