Ann Hood

Ann Hood

Ann Hood is the best-selling author of the novels The Knitting Circle, The Obituary Writer and The Book That Matters Most and the memoir Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, which was a New York Times Editor’s Choice and named one of the top 10 nonfiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly. Her essays and short stories have appeared in publications such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Paris Review, Tin House, National Geographic Traveler, Food and Wine and the Atlantic. Hood has won two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Travel Writing Award and a Best American Spiritual Writing Award, and two Pushcart Prizes. Her most recent books are Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love and Food, the memoir Morningstar: Growing Up with Books and the young adult novel She Loves You Yeah Yeah Yeah.