Megan Abbott Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Megan Abbott (Megan)

Last Updated: 10 Aug, 2023 | Views: 467

Age: 52

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Journalist, Screen Writer

Famous For: Crime Fiction And Of Non-Fiction Analyses Of Hardboiled Crime Fiction

Higher Education: Doctor of Philosophy

Megan Abbott Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Aug, 1971 (52 Years 10 Months 22 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Birth District

Birth Sign


Megan Abbott Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Meghan Abbott was born on August 21, 1971, and is an author of hardboiled crime fiction and non-fiction analyses of hardboiled crime fiction. Megan, who was born and raised in the Detroit area, is an Edgar Award-winning crime writer. Prior to receiving her Ph.D. in English and American literature from New York University, she earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan. Abbott has taught at the New School, SUNY, and NY. She was chosen to serve as the University of Mississippi's John and Renée Grisham Writer-in-Residence in 2013. She is a television producer and writer from the United States.

Abbott is renowned for his dark, frequently noir-style books. Dare me, her breakout thriller from 2012, took an uncompromising look at the competitive high school cheerleading culture, and several of her 11 previous books are based on infamous crimes from earlier decades. Her books and short tales have included and recreated well-known crime fiction subgenres from a female perspective. 
Eight books, including The Fever, You Will Know Me, and the Edgar Award-winning Queenpin, have been written by Megan Abbott. She also edited the anthology A Hell of a Woman, which features female crime writers, and is the author of The Street Was Mine, a study of noir and hard-boiled literature. She graduated from New York University with a Ph.D. in literature.

Achievements and Awards:
Abbott has received the Edgar Award for best fiction from the Mystery Writers of America.
In 2011, Time listed her as one of the "23 Authors That We Admire."

Unknown facts:
In terrible health in the 1980s, Abbey was at one point informed he had six months to live and was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
He was laid to rest in a sleeping bag without any embalming fluid or a casket, as he had desired.

Megan Abbott Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 165 cm
In Meters 1.65 m
In feet Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 52 Kg
In Pounds 115 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color
Dark Brwon

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