Marianne Wiggins

Born Sep 8, 1947

Marianne Wiggins is an American author. She is noted for the unusual characters and storylines in her novels. She has won the Whiting Writers' Award, an NEA award and the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize.

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  • David Finkle: Easy Reader: Salman Rushdie's Joseph Anton A Hitman Target Hit
    Huffington Post - Oct 15, 2012
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    NYTimes - Aug 03, 2008


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Marianne Wiggins.


1947 Birth Born in 1947.


1988 41 Years Old She and Salman Rushdie wed in January 1988. … Read More
1989 42 Years Old Wiggins won a Whiting Writer's Award in 1989. … Read More
1993 46 Years Old In 1993, the two divorced.


2003 56 Years Old She was a National Book Award Finalist in 2003 for Evidence of Things Unseen.
2006 59 Years Old “I have lived a really interesting life,” she told Pamela J. Johnson in July 2006. “I haven’t lived it so I can excavate material for my writing.” She added, “I’m a novelist. … Read More
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