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Moore at the 2007 Brooklyn Book Festival
|Born||December 9, 1945|
|Occupation||Writer, actress, production designer, costume designer|
|Spouse||Richard Sylbert (1973–1978)|
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 provides insight into a life in Hawaii.
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; 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 the Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn 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.
- My Old Sweetheart (1982)
- The Whiteness of Bones (1989)
- Sleeping Beauties (1993)
- In the Cut (1995)
- One Last Look (2003)
- The Big Girls (2007)
- The Life of Objects (2012)
- I Myself Have Seen It: The Myth of Hawai‘i (2003)
- Paradise of the Pacific: Approaching Hawai‘i (2015