Maeve Brennan

About Maeve Brennan

Birth Day: January 6, 1917
Birth Place: Ireland
Died On: Dec 1, 1993 (age 76)
Birth Sign: Capricorn

Maeve Brennan Net Worth

Maeve Brennan was bornon January 6, 1917 in Ireland. Remembered for her essays and short stories for The New Yorker, she penned numerous pieces that were later compiled in collections such as The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from the New Yorker (1969) and The Springs of Affection: Stories of Dublin (1997). Her sole novella, The Visitor, was published several years after her death.
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💰 Net worth: 1.4 Million

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About

Remembered for her essays and short stories for The New Yorker, she penned numerous pieces that were later compiled in collections such as The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from the New Yorker (1969) and The Springs of Affection: Stories of Dublin (1997). Her sole novella, The Visitor, was published several years after her death.

Before Fame

After earning an English degree from American University, she began her journalism career with a copywriting position at Harper's Bazaar in New York City.

Trivia

In Brennan's honor, Edward Albee named a character in his play Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung the "Long-Winded Lady."

Family Life

The daughter of political Activists Una and Robert Brennan, she spent her youth in Dublin, Ireland, and relocated to Washington, D.C. in her late teens upon her father's appointment as the Minister to the United States from the Irish Free State. Following a relationship with theatre Director Walter Kerr, she married The New Yorker's Editor St. Clair McKelway.

Associated With

She was a cousin of fellow Writer Roddy Doyle and is referenced in his book Rory and Ita.