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 72)
Occupation Writer, actress, production designer, costume designer
Spouse Richard Sylbert (1973–1978)
Children 1

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;[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 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.

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. Archived from the original on December 30, 2012. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 
  2. ^ Peter Biskind "Star" Warren Beatty Biography

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