- Name: Jeanette Winterson
- Born: 08/27/1959 (60 years old)
- Occupation: Writer, journalist, Professor at Manchester University
- Website: www.jeanettewinterson.com
Jeanette Winterson (born 27 August 1959) is an English writer, who became famous with her first book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, a semi-autobiographical novel about a sensitive teenage girl rebelling against conventional values. Some of her other novels have explored gender polarities and sexual identity, with later novels also exploring the relationship between humans and technology. She is also a broadcaster and a professor of creative writing.
Genre: Fiction, children’s fiction, journalism, science fiction
Birth Place: Manchester, England, U.K.
Jeanette Winterson quotes :
The truth is that love smashes into your life like an ice floe, and even if your heart is built like the Titanic you go down.Jeanette Winterson
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed.Jeanette Winterson
Art saved me it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.Jeanette Winterson