Susan Sheehan

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Birthday
24, 1937
Birthplace
Austria
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
Austria

About

Author who won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1983 for her work, Is There No Place on Earth for Me? Her other literary works include Kate Quinton's Days, A Welfare Mother, and Ten Vietnamese.

Before Fame

She emigrated from Austria to the United States during her younger years.

Trivia

She became a staff writer for The New Yorker in 1961.

Family Life

Her husband, Neil Sheehan, won a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction six years after she received the same honor.

Associated With

She won a Pulitzer for her non-fiction work in the same year that Alice Walker won the same award for fiction.