Munro, Alice

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Munro, Alice Gender: F
born on 10 July 1931 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Wingham, Ontario (CAN), 43n53, 81w19
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: McKay-Clements
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 17°49' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 22°28 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 04°59'

Alice Munro
photo: Andreas Vartdal, license cc-by-sa-2.5


Canadian short-story writer, winner of the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for her body of work in 2009. She has three times been awarded the Governor General Award for Fiction. Inspired by Eudora Welty’s stories, Munro's stories convey the complexities of and relationships in particular and life in general. On 10 October 2013, she received the Nobel prize for literature.

Munro married James Munro in 1951. Their daughters Sheila, Catherine, and Jenny were born in 1953, 1955, and 1957 respectively; Catherine died 15 hours after birth. In 1963, the Munros moved to Victoria where they opened Munro's Books, a popular bookstore still in business. In 1966, their daughter Andrea was born. Alice and James Munro were divorced in 1972. In 1976 she married Gerald Fremlin, a geographer. The couple moved to a farm outside Clinton, Ontario, and later to a house in Clinton, where Fremlin died in April 2013.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1968 (Story, "Happy Shades")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1978 (Story, "Who Do You Think You Are")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1986 (Story, "The Progress of Love")
  • Work : Prize 2009 (Man Booker Award)
  • Work : Prize 10 October 2013 (Nobel prize for literature)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

John McKay-Clements quotes her, "I think it was 9:00 PM," given in The Canadian Astrology Collect.

Starkman rectified it to 21.56 EST Asc 25Aqu41'

P. de Jabrun rectified for about 20:30 Asc Capricorn


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work alone/ Singular role
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Short stories)
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (for literature, 2013)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Governor's General Award for Fiction X3)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Internationally anthologized)