Lorrie Moore

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Birthday
13, 1957
Birthplace
Glens Falls, NY
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Glens Falls, NY

About

An American fiction writer, she is known for such humorous, bestselling short story collections as Self-Help, Like Life, and Birds of America. Her novels include A Gate at the Stairs and Anagrams.

Before Fame

After graduating from St. Lawrence University, she moved to Manhattan and worked as a paralegal for two years. Later, she received an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Cornell University.

Trivia

Her works are often set in the Midwestern United States and deal with subjects such as failing relationships and terminal illnesses.

Family Life

She grew up in Glen Falls, New York.

Associated With

She admired the work of political satirist Stephen Colbert.