Jane Hamilton: Hachette Speakers Bureau

Jane Hamilton

Award-Winning Novelist

Jane Hamilton’s novels have won literary prizes, been made into films, and been international best-sellers, and two of them, The Book of Ruth and A Map of The World, were selections of Oprah’s Book Club. Her nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Allure, Oprah Magazine, Elle, and various anthologies. Her seventh novel, The Excellent Lombards, was published in April 2016. She’s taught in the Warren Wilson MFA Program, at Carleton College, and has done workshops in the US and in Italy. She’s married to an apple farmer in Wisconsin and divides her time between the country and New York City.

Jane speaks on a wide variety of topics, including literacy, the writer’s life, farming, being a middle-aged jock, dance and music, parenting, and marriage.

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  • The Guy on the Train, Or, Who Is the Reader?
  • Orchards, Goats, People: Life on a Fourth Generation Farm
  • More than Words: Dance, Fiber Arts, and Beyond

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