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Ann Hood

Providence, RI

Ann Hood is the author of the bestselling novels The Book That Matters Most, The Obituary Writer, The Knitting Circle, The Red Thread, and Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine. Her memoir, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, was a NYT Editor's Choice and was named one of the top ten non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly. Hood has won two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Travel Writing Award, and a Best American Spiritual Writing Award. Her essays have been selected as one of the 100 Notable Essays of the year six times. She was named a Literary Light by the Boston Public Library. Hood lives in Providence RI.