WORKSHOP FACULTY – Memoir
Ann Hood is the bestselling author of the novels The Book That Matters Most, The Knitting Circle, The Obituary Writer, and The Red Thread. Her memoir, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, was chosen as one of the top ten nonfiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly and was a NYT editor’s choice. She’s received two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Spiritual Writing Award and a Best American Travel Writing Award. Her new memoir, Morningstar: Growing Up with Books , was published in 2017 and her YA novel, She Loves You (Yeah, Yeah, Yeah), was published by Penguin in June.