Gillian Flynn

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Gillian Flynn
Flynn at the 52nd New York Film Festival, September 2014
Flynn at the 52nd New York Film Festival, September 2014
BornGillian Schieber Flynn[1][2][3]
(1971-02-24) February 24, 1971 (age 48)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
OccupationAuthor, screenwriter, comic book writer
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Kansas
Medill School of Journalism
Period2007–present
GenreFiction, thriller, mystery
Notable works
Spouse
Brett Nolan (m. 2007)
Children2

Gillian Flynn (born 1971) is an American writer. Her first novel, Sharp Objects, was published in 2006. It is being made into a movie.[4] In 2009 she was fired from her job as a writer for Entertainment Weekly.[5] Dark Places, Flynn's second novel, was published May 2009. It is a mystery novel. In June 2012, Gone Girl was published. It is about a serial killer in Missouri. In 2013, it was nominated for the 2014 Impac Dublin International Literary Award.[6]

She was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She lives in Ukrainian Village, Chicago with her husband and two children.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Perdida (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Gone Girl-Spanish Language) (Vintage Espanol) (2014)". Best Little Bookshop. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  2. "Heridas abiertas: (Sharp Objects Spanish-language Edition)". Abebooks. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  3. "Heridas Abiertas: (Sharp Objects Spanish-Language Edition)". Rediff.com. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  4. "Know Your Upcoming Gillian Flynn Movie Adaptations". Film School Rejects. 15 August 2013.
  5. Burkeman, Oliver (1 May 2013). "Gillian Flynn on her bestseller Gone Girl and accusations of misogyny" – via www.theguardian.com.
  6. Aw, Tash (14 November 2013). "Impac longlist goes further than other prizes" – via www.theguardian.com.