Meghan Daum Biography

Meghan Daum is an eminent American essayist, author, and journalist. Daum in her 20s spent much time living in New York City.

In 1999, She moved to Lincoln, Nebraska. The experience Daum got there became the catalyst for her novel titled The Quality of Life Report which she authored in 2003.

The novel follows the life and also the times of an ambitious young tv journalist for the fictional town of Prairie City who trades New York.

The novel explores themes of social class in the contradictions of the “simplicity movement”  and America as well. She authored two collections of essays one was titled My Misspent Youth while the second one was The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion.

Entertainment Weekly and Slate named the latter as a top 10 book of the year. The novel for Creative Nonfiction won the 2015 PEN CENTER USA Literary Award.

Meghan Daum Age

Meghan Daum was born in California, United States of America, on February 13, 1970. She is 52 years old.

Meghan Daum Height

Daum stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 4 inches ( Approx 1.6 m).

Meghan Daum Education

 Meghan attended the University of Columbia and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Meghan Daum Family

Meghan was born in California, United States of America to her father and mother. She was raised in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and Austin, Texas.

Meghan Daum Husband

Meghan married her ex-husband Alan Zarembo. In 2015, Meghan divorced Alan and relocated from Los Angeles to New York where she had lived 15 years ago.

According to his Twitter account, Her ex-husband is a former correspondent in Africa and Latin America and an Editor @latimes of foreign and national stories. On October 28, 2018, She posted a photo of Alan when he was a teenager on her Twitter account with the caption My ex-husband and forever friend @AlanZarembo grew up in the #TreeOfLifeSynagogue. That tallit became the chuppah we got married under. What a sad and senseless day this is. #Pittsburgh.

Meghan Daum Net worth

Daum has an estimated net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million.

Meghan Daum Career

Her work has also appeared in GQ, Vogue, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and elsewhere.

The California, Los Angeles, and New York City residents have been opinion columnists for the Los Angeles Times since 2005.

Currently, Daum is a member of the University of Columbia adjunct faculty in the writing division of the School of the Arts at the University.

Some of her books include 2001 My Misspent Youth: Essays. New York: Grove Press, 2004 The Quality of Life Report. New York: Penguin, 2010 Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House. New York: Vintage Books,  2014 The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015 Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. New York: Picador, and 2019 The Problem with Everything: My Journey Through the New Culture Wars. New York: Gallery Books

Her articles include Did Jesus Find My Lost Dog?, I Work So Much I’m Sore From My Chair, You Don’t Need To Know What People Are Saying About You, Of Puppies, Pandemics and Privilege, You Don’t Need To Know What People Are Saying About You, I Was A Clue On Jeopardy, I Didn’t Say You Shouldn’t Write About Yourself As You Get Older, I’m Too Old to Write About My Life, Why Clubhouse Invites Are the Hottest Social Currency of the Moment, A Bear Walks Into A Neighborhood, Pandemic Podcasting: The Sound Quality and The Fury, and A Day In Black And White.

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