Writer, artist. Born– July 24, 1900, Montgomery. Parents– Anthony and Minnie (Machen) Sayre. Married– F. Scott Fitzgerald, April 3, 1920. Children– One. Lived in New York City and Paris, later returning to Montgomery. From 1930 until her death in 1948, she spent time in several clinics suffering from emotional problems. During these years, wrote, painted, sketched and studied ballet. Died at Highland Hospital in North Carolina, March 10, 1948.


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.

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.

Caesar’s Things (unpublished novel).


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