- Category : 1949-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/1 - Opportunistic / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (6,16,41,49)
- Incarnation Cross : JX Listening
American novelist, short story writer, and poet. Los Angeles, the city where she grew up, was the focus for much of her writing.
She won three Best American Short Stories awards, an O. Henry Award, Carver Short Story Award, as well as the Economist Prize and an Isherwood Fellowship.
She died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on 12 October 2019 at age 70.