Socialite; writer, artist. Born– July 24, 1900, Montgomery. Parents– Anthony and Minnie (Machen) Sayre. Married– F. Scott Fitzgerald, April 3, 1920. Children– One. Studied ballet and wrote poems and stories.  During the 1020’s lived  a glamorous, extravagant lifestyle in New York City and Paris, as part of an international society of artists, writers, celebrities, and people of wealth.  From 1930 until her death in 1948, she spent time in several clinics suffering from emotional problems. Died at Highland Hospital in North Carolina, March 10, 1948.


The Great Good Place: American Expatriate Women in Paris.  New York:  Norton, 1991.

Zelda, A Biography, by Nancy Milford. New York; Harper, 1970.


Bits of Paradise: 21 Uncollected Stories by F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.  New York:  Scribners, 1973.

Collected Works of Zelda Fitzgerald. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli.  Tuscaloosa:  University of Alabama Press, 1991.

The Collected Writings. New York; Maxwell MacMillan, 1991.

Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda (Correspondence).  St. Martin’s Press, 2002.

Save Me the Waltz. New York; Scribner, 1932.

Scandalabra. Bloomfield Hill; Bruccoli Clark, 1980.


A collection of the papers of Zelda Fitzgerald is held by the library at Princeton University.