Barbara Kingsolver is an American novelist, essayist and poet. She was raised in rural Kentucky and lived briefly in the former Republic of Congo in her early childhood.
Awards: New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year, Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction, Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult NonfictionMore
“I learned to produce whether I wanted to or not. It would be easy to say oh, I have writer’s block, oh, I have to wait for my muse. I don’t. Chain that muse to your desk and get the job done.” — Barbara Kingsolver