Marilynne Robinson

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Birthday
26, 1943
Birthplace
Idaho
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Idaho

About

An American novelist and essayist, she is known for such works as Housekeeping, Gilead, and Home (all published between 1980 and 2008). She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005.

Before Fame

She studied at Pembroke College, Brown University, and the University of Washington.

Trivia

She received the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction.

Family Life

She was born Marilynne Summers in Sandpoint, Idaho. She was raised in a Presbyterian family, and she later joined the Congregationalist church.

Associated With

She received the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, an honor named after Ernest Hemingway.