Holiday Reinhorn Biography
Holiday Reinhorn is an author from the United States. She has gained fame for her short stories that have been published in some of America’s top literary magazines. Originally from Oregon, Reinhorn developed a passion for writing quite early on.
She was a student at Washington University and also completed a writing workshop at Iowa University. After publishing numerous short stories, she published a collection of her work, entitled’ Big Cats: Stories,’ in July 2005 through Free Press publishers.
A couple of films were made based on her stories. A Bahá’í faith member, Reinhorn is involved in various charities. She is also a prominent teacher of writing and has taught at various universities and communities, including UCLA and LitReactor.
Holiday Reinhorn Married
Holiday first met with Wilson during high school, where the two began dating.
Wilson is famous for his role as Dwight Schrute in the hit TV show The Office.
Ib 1995, Reinhorn married Wilson near Mt.St. Helen’s and in 2004, they had a son named Walter.
The couple is still happily married and is currently living in the Los Angeles countryside with their son and their Zonkey-half zebra, half donkey-named Riba.
Holiday Reinhorn Career
After moving with actor Rainn Wilson to New York, Reinhorn began performing with her future husband in theater productions. It didn’t take her long to realize that acting wasn’t her life’s greatest passion. She was awarded a Carl Djerassi Fiction Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin in 1999, which offered the writers a stipend to concentrate on their writing. This came with the hope that the resulting work would be a success. She wrote short stories while she was in Wisconsin.
Her first book,’ Big Cats: Stories,’ was released by Free Press publishers on July 6, 2005. Her stories have been published in literary magazines such as’ Tin House,” Ploughshares,” Gulf Coast,” Other Voices,’ and’ Northwest Review.’ She has won a Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and’ Best New American Voices ‘ anthology.
She also adapted one of her short stories for the 2002 film screenplay ‘ Last Seen. ‘ A short film called ‘ PUSH ‘ was released in 2017, which is based on another one of her stories.
Holiday Reinhorn Family and Personal Life
Holiday Reinhorn was born on March 12, 1964, in Portland, Oregon’s largest and most populous city in the U.S. state. At the time, her mother was working as a school teacher while her father was pursuing a degree in dentistry. After graduating, he joined the U.S. Army and began his service at Kuma Station in Japan. She lived throughout Asia when she was a child, including Hong Kong and Thailand. The family welcomed Reinhorn’s younger brother into the world in 1970. In the following year, they came back to the US.
Reinhorn enrolled at a college in Boulder, Colorado in 1983 after graduating from high school. She dropped out only a year later, though. She started to attend the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington in 1985 as an acting student after taking a year-long break from her studies.
Reinhorn participated in the Iowa Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa in 1995, with her passion for writing reigning. The workshop is a prestigious creative writing program that has given some of America’s best authors in recent years. She eventually graduated from the UI with a master’s degree in fine arts.
Reinhorn and her husband, actor Rainn Wilson, are sweethearts of the college. They met at Washington University when they were both students. After finishing their education there, the couple moved to New York, where Wilson completed a graduate program at New York University.
On June 30, 1995, in a Baha’i ceremony on the Kalama River near Mount St. Helens in Washington, they exchanged wedding vows. Her son, Walter McKenzie Wilson, was born in 2004. Wilson comes from a family of Baha’i adherents, but Reinhorn doesn’t. She hadn’t converted even when they got married. It wasn’t something that was needed, and Wilson was determined not to press his wife into becoming part of the faith. However, she developed a deep interest in religion in time. She started going to Ruhi (a curriculum inspired by religion scriptures) classes held in Los Angles.
After the birth of their son, which the couple considers being a miracle, Reinhorn began reciting prayers and making a spiritual connection with the faith. She converted in 2004. The family is currently gathering every night to pray before going to bed. They own two homes, one in Sisters, Oregon, and one in Los Angeles, California. The family has three pit bulls, Oona, Pilot, and Diamond; two pot-bellied Vietnamese pigs, Snorty and Amy; and a zonkey called Derek.
A native of Seattle, Washington, Wilson is mostly known for his portrayal of Dwight Schrute on the American version of the television comedy ‘ The Office. ‘ His other memorable performances were in projects such as ‘ My Super Ex-Girlfriend, ‘ ‘ The Death of Superman, ‘ ‘ The Meg, ‘ and ‘ Backstrom. ‘
Wilson described their relationship as being a very collaborative one. He serves as the editor for all her stories as she lends her support during all her auditions. She’s a good writer and okay actor, she says, and he’s a good actor and okay writer.
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