Mona Simpson Biography
Birthday: June 14, 1957 (Gemini)
Born In: Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Mona Elizabeth Simpson, born as Mona Jandali, is an American novelist who has authored six novels, namely ‘Anywhere but Here’, ‘The Lost Father’, ‘A Regular Guy’, ‘Off Keck Road’, ‘My Hollywood’ and ‘Casebook’. She is also recognized as the biological sister of late Apple Inc. co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs. Simpson works as an English professor at the University of California and is also the Sadie Samuelson Levy Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. Talking about her achievements, she has earned several awards and fellowships in her lifetime. The author was honored with the Whiting Award for her novel ‘Anywhere but Here’. Besides this, she had received the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize in 2001. Simpson was also honoured with the Literature Award by American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2008. Coming to her personal life, the American author cum professor is a divorcee and has two children.