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Jodi Daynard is a writer of fiction, essays, and criticism. Her work has appeared in numerous periodicals, including The New York Times Book Review, The Village Voice, The Paris Review, Agni, New England Review and in several anthologies. She is the author of The Place Within: Portraits of the American Landscape by 20 Contemporary Writers (W. W. Norton). Ms. Daynard’s essays have been nominated for several prizes and mentioned in Best American Essays. She has taught writing at Harvard University, M.I.T., and in the MFA program at Emerson College, and served for seven years as Fiction Editor at Boston Review. The Midwife’s Revolt is the first of a trilogy.

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Jodi Daynard Hi, Stephanie - as it just so happens, that's what the next novel in the trilogy is about. In it, Eliza recounts her childhood in Cambridge, her stay…moreHi, Stephanie - as it just so happens, that's what the next novel in the trilogy is about. In it, Eliza recounts her childhood in Cambridge, her stay in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, how she falls in love with John Watkins, and...everything after that. Hopefully, it will be out next spring! I'll be posting updates here, on my FB author page, and on my website, jodidaynard.com. Thanks for asking!

Update: Since you asked this question, book 2 has been scheduled for FEBRUARY 2016 publication.(less)
Jodi Daynard Ha - good question! Well, you will definitely SEE Martha in the third novel, but in fact--it's from Johnny's point of view!
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“You must learn to love yourself and your own company. As for others, there is no guarantee. You have only yourself for certain, until the last breath.”
Jodi Daynard, The Midwife's Revolt

“it is more honorable to be kind even if one is not repaid with kindness.”
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“Between pain and harm, my mother taught me, lay a vast moral divide. Sometimes one must cause pain to avoid harm.”
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