Susanna Moore

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Susanna Moore
Susanna Moore by David Shankbone.jpg
Moore at the 2007 Brooklyn Book Festival
Born (1945-12-09) December 9, 1945 (age 70)
Occupation Writer, actress, production designer, costume designer
Spouse Richard Sylbert (1973–1978)
Children Lulu Sylbert

Susanna Moore (born December 9, 1945) is an American writer.

Moore was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and grew up in Hawaii. Her memoir, I Myself Have Seen It: The Myth of Hawaii gives the reader deep insight into a life in Hawaii other than that presented by tourist brochures.

In 1999, she received the Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters; in 2006 she received a Fellowship in Literature at the American Academy in Berlin;[1] and in 2007 she received a Fellowship in Literature from the Asian Cultural Council.

Susanna Moore was Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing at Yale University in 1988, 1989 and 1994; Visiting Lecturer at New York Graduate School in 1995; Creative Writing Teacher at Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center between 2004 and 2006; and Lecturer of Creative Writing at Princeton University between 2007 and 2009. During May to August 2009, Susanna Moore was Writer-in-Residence at Australia's University of Adelaide.

Moore worked for a while in Los Angeles in the late 1960s as Warren Beatty's assistant.[2]





  1. ^ "Citigroup Fellow, Class of Fall 2006". American Academy in Berlin. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 
  2. ^ Peter Biskind "Star" Warren Beatty Biography

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