Meg Waite Clayton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of four novels, including The Wednesday Sisters and The Wednesday Daughters. She attended the University of Michigan thinking she would become a doctor, and emerged as a corporate lawyer in a tidy blue suit. Clayton was thirty-two by the time she worked up the nerve to give writing a serious try, and pregnant with her second son, who was eleven when my first novel was published.
Along the way, she wrote short stories and essays, and more than a few pages that are in the proverbial drawer. She sent stories out again and again, revising each time until they did finally start appearing in publications like Shenandoah, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Literary Review. Clayton's fiction is not closely autobiographical, but she does draw heavily from her emotions and experiences. As much as she loved practicing law, her dream was to be a novelist and she is incredibly grateful to be able to call herself one.
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