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Meg Waite Clayton

Meg Waite Clayton

Meg Waite Clayton Biography

New York Times and USA Today bestseller and book club favorite Meg Waite Clayton is the author of eight novels, including The Postmistress of Paris, published by HarperCollins November 30, and named a Publisher's Weekly notable book for Fall/Winter 2021.

The Jewish Book Award finalist The Last Train to London is a national and international bestseller, and is published or forthcoming in 20 languages. Her screenplay for the novel was chosen for the prestigious Meryl Streep- and Nicole Kidman-sponsored The Writers Lab.

Meg's prior novels include the #1 Amazon fiction bestseller Beautiful Exiles; the Langum Prize honored The Race for Paris; The Wednesday Sisters, named one of Entertainment Weekly's 25 Essential Best Friend Novels of all time (on a list with The Three Musketeers!); and The Language of Light, a finalist for the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. She has written more than 100 shorter pieces for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Runner's World and public radio, often on the particular challenges women face. She mentors for the OpEd Project and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and the California bar.

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