VJ Books Presents Author Chris Bohjalian!
Chris Bohjalian graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from Amherst College. He is the author of 19 books, most of which were New York Times bestsellers. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and three times become movies.
His books have been chosen as Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Hartford Courant, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Bookpage, and Salon.
He has written for a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including the Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Reader's Digest, and the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine. He was a weekly columnist in Vermont for theBurlington Free Press from 1992 through 2015.
His awards include the ANCA Freedom Award for his work educating Americans about the Armenian Genocide; the ANCA Arts and Letters Award for The Sandcastle Girls, as well as the Saint Mesrob Mashdots Medal; the New England Society Book Award for The Night Strangers; the New England Book Award; Russia's Soglasie (Concord) Award for The Sandcastle Girls; a Boston Public Library Literary Light; a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Trans-Sister Radio; and the Anahid Literary Award. His novel, Midwives,was a number one New York Times bestseller, a selection of Oprah's Book Club, and a New England Booksellers Association Discovery pick. He is a Fellow of the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences.
He lives in Vermont with his wife, the photographer Victoria Blewer. Their daughter, Grace Experience, is a young actor in New York City.
Chris Bohjalian Bibliography
Water Witches - 1995
- Mid-Wives - 1997
- The Law of Similars - 1998
- Trans-Sister Radio - 2000
- The Buffalo Soldier - 2002
- Idyll Banter - 2003
- Before You Know Kindness - 2004
- The Double Bind - 2007
- Skeletons at the Feast - 2008
- Secrets of Eden - 2009
- The Night Strangers - 2011
- The Sandcastle Girls - 2012
- The Light in the Ruins - 2013
- Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands - 2014
- The Guest Room - 2016
- The Sleepwalker - 2017
- Red Lotus - 2020
- Hour of the Witch - May 2021
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