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Alice Munro

Alice MunroAKA Alice Anne Laidlaw

Born: 10-Jul-1931
Birthplace: Wingham, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Dance of the Happy Shades

Father: Robert Eric Laidlaw
Mother: Anne Clarke Chamney
Husband: James Armstrong Munro (m. 29-Dec-1951, div. 1976, three daughters)
Daughter: Sheila (b. 1953)
Daughter: Jenny (b. 1957)
Daughter: Sarah (b. 1966)
Husband: Gerald Fremlin (m. 1976)

    University: University of Western Ontario (dropped out)
    Scholar: Writer-in-Residence, University of British Columbia
    Scholar: Writer-in-Residence, University of Queensland

    Marian Engel Award 1986
    Lorne Pierce Medal 1993
    Giller Prize 1998 for The Love of a Good Woman
    Giller Prize 2004 for Runaway
    Nobel Prize for Literature 2013

Author of books:
Dance of the Happy Shades (1968, short stories)
The Lives of Girls and Women (1971, short stories)
Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You (1974, short stories)
Who Do You Think You Are? (1978, short stories)
The Moons of Jupiter (1982, short stories)
The Progress of Love (1986, short stories)
Friend of My Youth (1986, short stories)
A Wilderness Station (1994, short stories)
Open Secrets (1994, short stories)
The Love of a Good Woman (1998, short stories)
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage (2001)



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