Meg Waite Clayton


Meg Waite Clayton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of four novels, including THE WEDNESDAY SISTERS and THE WEDNESDAY DAUGHTERS. Her first novel was a finalist for the Bellwether Prize (now the PEN/Bellwether), and her books have been translated into languages from German to Lithuanian to Chinese. 

Her byline has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The San Jose Mercury News, The Miami Herald, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Writer's Digest, Runner's World, and The Literary Review, and her essays have been heard on public radio. Her "After the Debate" on Forbes online was praised by the Columbia Journalism Review as "[t]he absolute best story about women’s issues stemming from the second Presidential debate." A member of the National Book Critics Circle and an Order of the Coif graduate of the University Michigan Law School, she lives in Palo Alto, California. She enthusiastically supports other writers, good causes, and women running for political office. More at, and @megwclayton