Bill Clegg is an American literary agent and author. Clegg's first two memoirs detail his addiction to crack cocaine. His debut novel, Did You Ever Have a Family, received offers from four publishers and was longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.
William Robert “Bill” Clegg grew up in Sharon, CT. His father William Clegg Jr. was a pilot with TWA. His mother is Kathy Jeanne née Ruscoe. He has two sisters and a brother.
Clegg is a graduate of Washington College.
He is openly gay and was in a long term relationship with filmmaker Ira Sachs. Sachs based his film Keep the Lights On on their relationship.
In 2013, he married Van Scott Jr., a communications manager at CNN.