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Clarence Denise Messud, American writer.

Background

Messud, Clarence Denise was born on October 8, 1966 in Greenwich, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Fran├žois-Michel and Margaret Riches Messud.

Education

Bachelor in Comparative Literature, Yale University, 1987. Master of Arts in English, Cambridge (England) University, 1989.

Career

Deputy editor, Women's Page The Guardian Newspaper, London, 1990-1993. Adjunct professor creative writing University Maryland, College Park, 1996-1997. Writer in residence University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, 2000.

Visiting writer, Amherst Massachusetts College, 2000-2002, Radcliffe Institute fellow, 2004-2005.

Connections

Married James Douglas Graham Wood, June 19, 1992.

father:
Fran├žois-Michel Messud

mother:
Margaret Riches Messud

spouse:
James Douglas Graham Wood