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Mona Simpson

Biography

Lauded author whose debut novel, Anywhere but Here (1986), received the exclusive Whiting Prize. Her 2000 function, Off Keck Street, was the receiver of the Chicago Tribune Heartland Reward. She received her undergraduate level from the University or college of California, Berkeley, and continued to generate an M.F.A. in Innovative Composing from Columbia University or college. She released her first book in 1986. She found out in her adulthood that the kid her youthful parents had abandoned for adoption before her delivery was none apart from Apple creator, Steve Careers. Following Careers’ untimely loss of life, she published a eulogy on her behalf late brother which was released in the brand new York Occasions. She was the child of the Syrian dad and an American mom, and she grew up mainly by her mom and stepfather. She later on wedded The Simpsons article writer, Richard Appel; the few later on divorced. Her one-time spouse caused Harry Shearer and all of those other voice acting solid from the Simpsons.

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Full Name Mona Simpson
Date Of Birth June 14, 1957
Place Of Birth Green Bay, WI
Profession Novelist
Education Columbia University, University of California, Berkeley, Beverly Hills High School
Nationality American
Spouse Grampa Simpson
Children Grace Appel, Gabriel Appel
Parents Abdulfattah John Jandali, Joanne Schieble Simpson
Siblings Steve Jobs
Awards Whiting Awards, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Nominations PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
Movies Anywhere but Here
Star Sign Gemini

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Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Anywhere But Here1999book
The Hidden Room1991TV Series short story - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charlie Rose2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest

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