anna quindlen
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She won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1992.

Two of her novels were made into TV movies:
Black and Blue (1999)
Blessings (2003)

One of her novels was made into a feature film:
One True Thing (1998)

She is married (to Gerry Krovatin) and has three children (Quindlen, Christopher and Maria).

She lives in New York City.

She is represented by Royce Carlton.

Interviews
With ABC's Michele Norris
A Conversation about her book "Blessings"
The Paula Gordon Show

She is a graduate of Barnard College and holds honorary degrees from 7 schools:
Dartmouth College
Denison University
Moravian College
Mount Holyoke College
Stevens Institute of Technology
Bates College
Southern Connecticut State University

She delivered the commencement speech at Mount Holyoke College in 1999.  You can read the text of her speech on Mount Holyoke's website..

She delievered the commencement speech at Colgate University in 2003.  I have not been able to locate the text of her speech.

She was the keynote speaker at Harvard Business School's Women's Student Association's Conference (now known as the Dynamic Women in Business Conference) in 1997.  Her speech covered issues regarding balancing work and family.  You can read about her speech on the HBS website (scroll to the bottom of the page).  Incidentally, I attended the 2004 version of the same conference.
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