Donna Woolfolk Cross Biography
Donna Woolfolk Cross graduated cum laude from the University of
Pennsylvania with a B.A. in English. She moved to London, England, and worked as an editorial assistant for W.H. Allen and Company. Upon her return to the United States, Cross worked at Young and Rubicam, a Madison Avenue advertising firm, before going on to graduate school at UCLA for Literature and Writing.
Cross then moved to Syracuse, New York, with her husband and began teaching in the English department at an upstate New York college. She is the author of two books on language, Word Abuse and Mediaspeak, and coauthor of Speaking
of Words and Daddy's Little Girl. Her novel, Pope Joan, was adapted to film in 2009.
From the author's website
This biography was last updated on 01/24/2011.
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