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A. S. Byatt

A. S. ByattAKA Antonia Susan Drabble

Born: 24-Aug-1936
Birthplace: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic, Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Possession

Father: John F. Drabble
Mother: Kathleen Marie Bloor (teacher)
Sister: Margaret Drabble (novelist)
Husband: Ian Charles Rayner Byatt (m. 1959, div. 1969)
Husband: Peter John Duffy (m. 1969)

    University: University of Cambridge
    Teacher: University of London
    Teacher: Central School of Art and Design

    Man Booker Prize for Fiction 1990 for Possession
    Commander of the British Empire 1990
    Dame of the British Empire 1999 Queen's Birthday Honours List

Author of books:
Shadow of a Sun (1964, novel)
Degrees of Freedom: The Early Novels of Iris Murdoch (1965, criticism)
The Game (1967, novel)
Wordsworth and Coleridge in Their Time (1970, criticism)
Iris Murdoch: A Critical Study (1976, criticism)
The Virgin in the Garden (1978, novel)
Still Life (1985, novel)
Sugar and Other Stories (1987, short stories)
Unruly Times: Wordsworth and Coleridge, Poetry and Life (1989, criticism)
Possession: A Romance (1990, novel)
Passions of the Mind: Selected Writings (1991, essays)
Angels & Insects (1992)
The Matisse Stories (1993, short stories)
The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye (1994)
Babel Tower (1996, novel)
Elementals: Stories of Fire and Ice (1998, short stories)
On Histories and Stories: Selected Essays (2000, essays)
The Biographer's Tale (2000)
Portraits in Fiction (2001)
A Whistling Woman (2002)
Little Black Book of Stories (2003, short stories)

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