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Jodi Daynard is the author of the bestselling novels The Midwife’s Revolt and Our Own Country. She has also published The Place Within: Portraits of the American Landscape by 20 Contemporary Writers. Her essays and short stories have appeared in numerous periodicals, including Agni, The New England Review, The New York Times Book Review, Fiction, and the Paris Review. Ms. Daynard has taught writing at Harvard University, at MIT, and in the MFA program at Emerson College.

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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 Hi, Cayla! At the moment, I'm working on a novel that takes place on the first trans-continental railroad, in 1870. Two young women meet on the train …moreHi, Cayla! At the moment, I'm working on a novel that takes place on the first trans-continental railroad, in 1870. Two young women meet on the train and wind up very far from where they intended to go! Thanks for asking.(less)
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PIPER G. HUGULEY makes her historical fiction debut in June 2022 with the publication of By Her Own Design: a novel of Ann Lowe, Fashion Designer to the Social Register (William Morrow Publishing), who was the Black fashion designer of Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress. She is also the author of Sweet Tea by Hallmark Publishing and the author of two historical romance series: “Migrations of the H

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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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