Ann Hood | The New School for Public Engagement
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    Ann Hood


    Author of seven novels, including Somewhere off the Coast of Maine and The Knitting Circle; two memoirs, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief and Do Not Go Gentle: My Search for Miracles in a Cynical Time; a collection of short stories, An Ornithologist's Guide to Life, and a young adult novel, How I Saved My Father's Life and Ruined Everything Else. Her essays and stories have appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, Tin House, Glimmer Train, Traveler, Bon Appetit, National Geographic Traveler, and The Paris Review. She has twice won a Pushcart Prize and has also received a Best American Spiritual Writing Award and The Paul Bowles Prize for Short Fiction. A member of the faculty of the low residency Stone Coast MFA Program, she has also taught at Brown University, New York University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

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