American author and zoologistwd:Q62112277
country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: University of Georgia
occupation: writer, zoologist
Delia Owens (born ca. 1949) is an American author and zoologist. Her debut novel Where the Crawdads Sing topped The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2019 and The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2020 for 32 non-consecutive weeks and on the list for 135 weeks. The book has been on The New York Times Best Seller list for more than two years. She has also written the memoirs Cry of the Kalahari, The Eye of the Elephant, and Secrets of the Savanna, with her then-husband, Mark, about their time studying animals in Africa.
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