Meg Wolitzer

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Birthday
28, 1959
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1959 (age 60)
Birthplace
New York

About

An American author and professor, she penned The Wife, The Ten-Year Nap, and The Uncoupling. She also wrote two young adult novels: The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman and Caribou.

Before Fame

She received a degree from Brown University in the early 1980s. She later taught creative writing classes at the University of Iowa's famed Writers' Workshop, at Skidmore College, and at Stony Brook Southampton.

Trivia

Her novel, The Uncoupling, was discussed via Skype during the first coast-to-coast book club meeting.

Family Life

She was born in New York as the daughter of author Hilma Wolitzer. With her husband, Richard Panek, she had two sons.

Associated With

Her 1998 novel, Surrender, Dorothy, was made into a film starring Diane Keaton.