Fay WELDON

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-09-22
Education Christ Church Girls' HS NZ, South Hampstead HS, Univ of St Andrews (MA)
Books & Publications The Fat Woman's Joke (1967), Down Among the Women (1971), Female Friends (1975), Remember Me (1976), Little Sisters (1978), Praxis (1978, Booker Prize nomination), Puffball (1980), Watching Me Watching You (1981), The President's Child (1982), Life and Loves of a She Devil (1984, televised 1986), Letters to Alice-on First Reading Jane Austen (1984), Polaris and Other Stories (1985), Rebecca West (1985), The Shrapnel Academy (1986), Heart of the Country (1987, televised 1987), The Hearts and Lives of Men (1987), The Rules of Life (1987), Leader of the Band (1988), The Cloning of Joanna May (1989), Darcy's Utopia (1990), Growing Rich (1990, televised 1990), Moon Over Minneapolis or Why She Couldn't Stay (1991), Life Force (1992), Affliction (1994), Splitting (1995), Wicked Women (1995), Worst Fears (1996), Big Women (1998), Hard Time To Be a Father (1998), Godless in Eden (1999), Rhode Island Blues (2000), The Bulgari Connection (2001), Auto-Da-Fay (autobiography, 2002), Nothing to Wear Nowhere to Hide (short stories, 2002), Mantrapped (2004), She May Not Leave (2005), What Makes Women Happy (2006), The Spa Decameron (2007), The Stepmother's Diary (2008), Chalcot Crescent (2009), Kehua (2010), Habits of the House (2012), Long Live the King (2013), The New Countess (2014); children's books: Wolf the Mechanical Dog (1988), Party Puddle (1989), Nobody Likes Me (1999)
Recreations N/A
Clubs N/A
Style Fay Weldon, CBE, FRSL
Career screen writer, playwright, novelist, critic, essayist; chm of judges Booker McConnell Prize 1983; prof of creative writing Brunel Univ 2006-12, currently prof of creative writing Bath Spa Univ; memb: Soc of Authors, Writers' Guild of GB; Hon DLitt: Univ of Bath 1989, Univ of St Andrews 1992, Univ of Birmingham 2001, Univ of Connecticut 2007; FRSL 1986, FRSA
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