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About the Author

Barbara Kingsolver - photo by Steven L. Hopp

Barbara Kingsolver’s twelve books of fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction include the novels The Bean Trees and The Poisonwood Bible. Kingsolver writes entertaining, plot-driven stories rich in symbolism, literary innovation, and social commentary.

In 2007, she released her first full-length narrative nonfiction, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. She has contributed to dozens of literary anthologies, and her reviews and articles have appeared in most major U.S. newspapers and magazines. Translated into nineteen languages, her work has won a devoted worldwide readership and many awards, including the National Humanities Medal, our nation’s highest honor for service through the arts.

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Partial Bibliography

  • For a complete bibliography, visit Ms Kingsolver's website.