Biography and Bibliography
Erica Jong has taught literature and writing at The University of Maryland's Overseas Division, The City University of New York, The 92nd Street Y in Manhattan, The Breadloaf Writers Conference in Middlebury, Vermont, The Salzburg Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, Ben Gurion University in Beersheva, Israel, and Bennington College.
A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia University's Graduate Faculties where she studied 18th Century English Literature, Erica Jong also attended Columbia's graduate writing program where she studied poetry with Stanley Kunitz and Mark Strand. She has lectured and read her work all over the world.
In 1998, Erica Jong was honored with the United Nations Award for Excellence in Literature. In addition, she has received POETRY magazine's Bess Hokin Prize for her poetry and the Deauville Award for Literary Excellence in France. In Italy, she received the Sigmund Freud Award for Literature in 1975. Her works have been translated into many languages and are as popular in Eastern Europe, Japan, China, and Asia as they have been in the United States and Western Europe.
Erica Jong lives in New York City and Weston, Connecticut.
You can read more about Erica Jong's life on her Web site.