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Jane Hamilton lives, works, and writes in an orchard farmhouse in Wisconsin. Her short stories have appeared in Harper's magazine. Her first novel, The Book of Ruth, won the PEN/Ernest Hemingway Foundation Award for best first novel and was a selection of the Oprah Book Club. Her second novel, A Map of the World, was an international bestseller.

Her essay "Finding Forgiveness in a Ziploc" appears in the July 2013 issue of The Drum, and first appeared in print in the New York Times' Modern Love section in 2009.

updated: 9 years ago

Audio Stories by JANE HAMILTON

Finding Forgiveness in a Ziploc Bag

Finding Forgiveness in a Ziploc