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Erica Jong


(Erica Mann Jong)
USA flag (b.1942)
Wife of Jonathan Fast, Mother of Molly Jong-Fast

Erica Jong, award-winning poet, novelist, and essayist, is best known for seven bestselling novels and her midlife memoir, Fear of Fifty. She is a former president of the Authors Guild and frequent lecturer on women's rights, authors' rights, and free expression both here and abroad. She lives in New York City and Connecticut.
 
 
Series
Isadora Wing
   1. Fear of Flying (1973)
   2. How to Save Your Own Life (1977)
   3. Parachutes and Kisses (1984)
   4. Fear of Dying (2015)
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Novels
   Fanny (1980)
   Serenissima (1987)
     aka Shylock's Daughter
   Any Woman's Blues (1990)
   Inventing Memory (1997)
     aka Of Blessed Memory
   Sappho's Leap (2003)
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Collections
   Fruits and Vegetables (poems) (1971)
   Half-Lives (poems) (1973)
   Loveroot (poems) (1975)
   Here Comes (poems) (1975)
   Selected Poems (poems) (1977)
   At the Edge of the Body (poems) (1979)
   Selected Poems Vol 2 (poems) (1980)
   Ordinary Miracles (poems) (1983)
   Becoming Light (poems) (1991)
   Love Comes First (poems) (2009)
   The World Began With Yes (poems) (2019)
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Picture Books
   Megan's Book of Divorce (1984)
     aka Megan's Two Houses
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Non fiction
   Witches (1981)
   The Devil At Large (1993)
   Fear of Fifty (1994)
   What Do Women Want? (1998)
   Conversations with Erica Jong (2002)
   Seducing the Demon (2006)
   Sugar in My Bowl (2011)
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Erica Jong recommends
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Lillian On Life (2014)
Alison Jean Lester
"Lillian On Life is a quirky book with a very deep heart and soul. I found it full of life and full of wisdom."
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Mozart's Ghost (2008)
Julia Cameron
"Heartbreakingly funny. Julia Cameron is a writer who writes from the heart. The real thing is always good news. Pass it on."
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The Third Child (2003)
Marge Piercy
"Marge Piercy is one of the most important writers of our time."
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The Vagabond (1911)
Colette
"One of the first and best feminist novels ever written."

Anthologies containing stories by Erica Jong
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The Best of the Best (1998)
edited by
Elaine Koster and Joseph Pittman
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Wild Women (1997)
edited by
Melissa Mia Hall

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