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Tama Janowitz

Novelist + Short Story Writer
Female
Born Apr 12, 1957

Tama Janowitz is an American novelist and a short story writer. She is often referenced as one of the main "brat pack" authors, along with Bret Easton Ellis, Mark Lindquist and Jay McInerney.

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  • Nonfiction: Tama Janowitz Grows Up
    NYTimes - Aug 19, 2016
  • Wayne Koestenbaum: My 1980s
    Salon.com - Aug 23, 2013
  • My Summer Reading List, And Other Ways I've Ruined My Life Business Insider
    Google News - Jun 20, 2011
  • Interview: Mayra Calvani, Author Of Frederico, The Mouse Violinist Seattle Post Intelligencer (Blog)
    Google News - Jun 08, 2011

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1957 Birth Born in 1957.

TWENTIES

1977 20 Years Old She graduated from Barnard College with a B.A. in 1977, and from Hollins College with a M.A. in 1979. … Read More
1986 29 Years Old Her 1986 collection of short stories, Slaves of New York brought her wider fame.

THIRTIES

1989 32 Years Old Slaves of New York was adapted into a 1989 film directed by James Ivory and starring Bernadette Peters. … Read More

FORTIES

2005 48 Years Old …  The 2005 September/October issue of Pages magazine listed her as one of the four "brat pack" authors, along with Bret Easton Ellis, Mark Lindquist and Jay McInerney. … Read More
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