Jennifer Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of several acclaimed historical novels and the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series, as well as six collections of quilt patterns inspired by her books.
Her original quilt designs have been featured in Country Woman, Quiltmaker, Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volumes 3-5, and Quilt, and her short stories have appeared in Quiltmaker and Quilters Newsletter.
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin.
About her historical fiction, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes, “In addition to simply being fascinating stories, these novels go a long way in capturing the texture of life for women, rich and poor, black and white, in those perilous years.”
Press for Jennifer
- “A Strong Thread in a Torn Union”
- Publishers Weekly reviews THE ALOHA QUILT
- Jennifer Chiaverini Talks About A Quilter’s Homecoming
- USA Today: “An effortless history lesson”
- Feature Article in Utah’s Standard-Examiner
Praise for Jennifer’s Books
“In this fascinating homage, Jennifer Chiaverini traces not only King’s professional accomplishments, but also the romance and family drama that tainted her personal life.”—Real Simple
A BitchReads Book You Must Read in December: “In her fascinating book, New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini charts Lovelace’s life—from being estranged from her father by her mathematician mother to being forced to abandon the humanities in favor of STEM, to the indelible mark she’s left on science and technology. You’ll come away from this book wondering how many other pioneering women in science have been overlooked.”—BitchMedia
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