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Hortense Calisher

Born: 20-Dec-1911
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 15-Jan-2009
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: In the Absence of Angels

Husband: Heaton Bennet Heffelfinger (one son, one daughter)
Son: Peter
Daughter: Bennet (d. 1970s)
Husband: Curtis Harnack (until her death)

    University: Barnard College (1932)

    American Academy of Arts and Letters President

Author of books:
Absence of Angels (1951)
False Entry (1961, novel)
Tales for the Mirror (1962, short stories)
Textures of Life (1963)
Extreme Magic (1964)
Journey from Ellipsia (1966)
The Railway Police, and The Last Trolley Ride (1966)
The New Yorkers (1969, novel)
Queenie (1971, novel)
Herself (1972, memoir)
Standard Dreaming (1972)
Eagle Eye (1973)
Collected Stories (1975, short stories)
On Keeping Women (1977)
Mysteries of Motion (1983, novel)
Saratoga Hot (1985)
The Bobby-Soxer (1986)
Age (1987)
Kissing Cousins: A Memory (1988, memoir)
In the Palace of the Movie King (1993, novel)
In the Slammer with Carol Smith (1997)
Sunday Jews (2003)
Tattoo for a Slave (2004)

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