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Hillary Jordan's Biography

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Tivoli, NY
Jun 2009

Hillary Jordan received her BA from Wellesley College and her MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University. Her first novel, Mudbound, published by Algonquin Books in March 2008, was awarded the 2006 Bellwether Prize for fiction, founded by Barbara Kingsolver to recognize debut novels that address issues of social justice. It won a 2009 Alex Award from the American Library Association and was the 2008 NAIBA Fiction Book of the Year. Hillary lives in Tivoli, NY.

Upcoming Works

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Literary: Chris Parris Lamb, The Gernert Co.
Film: Sally Willcox, CAA
Speaking: Alison Granucci, Blue Flower Arts

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