• Lawrence Weschler


    Lawrence Weschler

  • Facts of Lawrence Weschler

    Name Lawrence Weschler
    Date of Birth 13th February 1952
    Gender Male
    Birth Country Van Nuys, Los Angeles, USA
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Author
    Net worth $10 Million
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Joanna Weschler
    Hair Color Dark Brown
    Eye Color Grey


    American author Lawrence Weschler has a God gift by birth to express his feelings through the meaning of words and it is the most touchable thing for other people. There is a big reason behind him for becoming an exceptional writer because of his passion for writing that understands reality rather than virtuality.

    Weschler was born on 13th February 1952 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, United States. During his childhood days, he used to read more books than an average person reads because he created a keen interest to become a novelist.

    After completing the high school diploma, Weschler enrolled at Cowell College of the University of California at Santa Cruz, a public research university in 1970. He then graduated with honors from there in 1974. He is also an alumnus of the New York Institute for the Humanities-based in New York City.

    What’s more to this? What is going in the daily life of Weschler? How his long-term marriage is going? If you are really fond of reading his biography, then explore more about his personal life depicted in the following segment.

    Salary & Net Worth

    Lawrence Weschler started working as a full-time staff writer at The New Yorker in 1981, where he managed to do research on political and cultural ethics. He wrote several news articles, including The Talk of the Town, and The Paralyzed Cyclops. He also became the fellow chief director at New York Institute for the Humanities from 2001 to 2013.

    As an author, Weschler wrote his first book, Solidarity: Poland in the Season of Its Passion in 1982, which is currently priced at $1.98 in the hardcover edition. He further released his another novel, The Passion of Poland in 1984, where he narrates the history of Polish trade union and their solidarity. Currently, it is available for paperback edition for $2.99.

    Weschler wrote and published his third book, A Miracle, a Universe: Settling Accounts with Torturers in 1990. In the book, he discusses the highlighted issues during the transitional democracy that came through South Africa to Eastern Europe. Reportedly, the book prices for $26.00 in the paperback edition. 

    Back in 2019, Weschler wrote his new book, And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?, which is about life events of a late neurologist, Oliver Sacks. So, he might receive lucrative earnings from his book sales. Other than that, he boasts a net worth of $10 Million as of 2020. Also, know about Diana R. Rhoten‘s net worth and income

    On the other side, Weschler earned many recognitions and honors for his notable books. When he was working at The New Yorker, he acclaimed two George Polk Awards for cultural and magazine reporting in 1988 and 1992. He is a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award since 1998. He also received two nominations for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Award.

    Relationship Status

    Re-Awakenings star Lawrence found his perfect soulmate in Joanna Weschler, who is also an American author. The duo became involved in a long-term relationship before getting married. They then kissed and pronounced as husband and wife in their private wedding ceremony.

    Lawrence Weschler, Wife Joanna Weschler
    Lawrence Weschler, Wife Joanna Weschler
    Image Credit: bfa.com

    Since then, the couple has been together for more over the decades. They both are sensitive while showing their marital life in the media’s attention. But, they once appeared at The Pace Gallary, situated in New York City, NY on Friday, 11th February 2011. Three days later, they celebrated their Valentines’ Day on 14th February 2011.

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