An Austrian-American novelist, translator, and children’s publication author, she actually is most widely known for Shakespeare’s Kitchen, a 2007 novel which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She was raised in Austria until Hitler took over the nation, forcing her family members to flee. She received the Pencil/ O. Henry Reward for Making Great, a 2008 brief story. She wedded David Segal in 1961. Cynthia Ozick praised Segal’s literary function.