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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!

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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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All I want for Christmas (or Chanukah) are reviews of A Transcontinental Affair, posted on Amazon as well as Goodreads. In exchange, I'll be hosting a big giveaway next month open to all of you who have posted reviews. Now, where I'm from, we call that a Yankee Swap! :-) A Transcontinental Affair by Jodi Daynard A Transcontinental Affair Read more of this blog post »
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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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