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Jay McInerney, American writer. Princeton in Asia fellow, 1977. Member Authors Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Writers Guild.

Background

McInerney, Jay was born on January 13, 1955 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of John Barrett and Marilyn Jean (Murphy) McInerney.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, Williams College, 1976. Postgraduate, Syracuse University.

Career

Reporter, Hunterdon County Democrat, Flemington, New Jersey, 1977;textbook editor, Time Life Publications, Osaka, Japan, 1978-1979;fact checker, New Yorker, New York City, 1980;reader, Random House Publications, New York City, 1980-1981;instructor English, Syracuse University, 1983;writer, since 1983.

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Membership

Member Authors Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Writers Guild.

Connections

Married Linda Rositer, 1979 (divorced 1979). Married Merry Reymond, June 2, 1984 (divorced 1991). Married Helen Bransford, December 27, 1991 (divorced 2000).

Married Anne Hearst, November 21, 2006.

father:
John Barrett McInerney

mother:
Marilyn Jean (Murphy) McInerney

spouses:
Linda Rositer

Merry Reymond

Helen Bransford

Anne Hearst