Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
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1928 – Cynthia Ozick, born on the 17th of April in New York City. She is an American writer, the daughter of William Ozick and Celia Regelson.
1949 – She earned her B.A. from New York University.
1950 – Went on to study English Literature at Ohio State University, where she completed an M.A.
1986 – She was selected as the first winner of the Rea Award for the Short Story.
2004 – Her most recent novel, Heir to the Glimmering World, called The Bear Boy in the United Kingdom, has received much praise in the literary press.
2005 – She was on the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize.
2007 – She writes criticism about American Letters by Georgetown University.