Joyce Maynard

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Birthday
5, 1953
Birthplace
New Hampshire
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
New Hampshire

About

An American author known for her works of both fiction and non-fiction, she is most famous for her 1998 memoir, At Home in the World. The work details the love affair she had with reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, when she was eighteen and he was in his fifties.

Before Fame

She wrote for Seventeen magazine while she was still a teenager. In 1971, she began her studies at Yale University.

Trivia

She began working for The New York Times in 1975.

Family Life

She married Steve Bethel in 1977. Together, they had three children.

Associated With

Her 1992 novel, To Die For, was adapted into a film starring Nicole Kidman.