Jean Hanff Korelitz

Scope and Content

Consists of letters and proofs relating to the published poetry works of Jean Hanff Korelitz.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jean Hanff Korelitz (born May 16, 1961) is an American novelist and essayist.

Korelitz was born and raised in New York City. After graduating from Dartmouth College with a major in English she continued her studies at Clare College, Cambridge. At Cambridge, she was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal. While living in England Korelitz met Irish poet Paul Muldoon. The couple married on August 30, 1987, and went on to have two children: Dorothy (born 1992) and Asher (born 1999). From 1990 on they have lived in Princeton, NJ, where Muldoon has long taught creative writing.

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