Jennifer Chiaverini

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General Information

Name: Jennifer Chiaverini

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1969


Websites:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JenniferChiaveriniAuthor

Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/jchiaverini

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/11630.Jennifer_Chiaverini

Email: Can be sent to the author through the "Contact" page on her website.

Illinois Connection

Chiaverini is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jennifer Chiaverini is a quilter and New York Times bestselling author. She is also a former writing instructor at Penn State and Edgewood College. Best known for writing the Elm Creek Quilts novels, Chiaverini also wrote four books of quilt patterns that were inspired by the novels and designs the Elm Creek Quilts fabric line from Red Rooster Fabrics. She currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin.

Published Works

  • The Quilter's Apprentice, 1999
  • Round Robin, 2000
  • The Cross-Country Quilters, 2001
  • Elm Creek Quilts : Quilt Projects Inspired by the Elm Creek Quilts Novels, C & T, 2002
  • The Runaway Quilt, 2002
  • The Quilter's Legacy, 2003
  • Return to Elm Creek: More Quilt Projects Inspired by the Elm Creek Quilts Novels, C & T, 2004
  • The Master Quilter, 2004
  • The Sugar Camp Quilt, 2005
  • The Christmas Quilt, Simon & Schuster, 2005
  • Circle of Quilters, 2006
  • The Quilter's Homecoming, 2007
  • The New Year's Quilt , 2007
  • The Winding Ways Quilt, 2008
  • The Quilter's Kitchen: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel with Recipes, 2008
  • The Lost Quilter, Simon & Schuster, 2009
  • A Quilter's Holiday, 2009
  • More Elm Creek Quilts, C & T, 2009
  • Sylvia's Bridal Sampler from Elm Creek Quilts: The True Story Behind the Quilt, C & T, 2009
  • The Aloha Quilt, 2010
  • Traditions from Elm Creek Quilts: 13 Quilts Projects to Piece & Applique, C & T, 2011
  • The Union Quilters, Plume, 2011
  • The Wedding Quilt, Plume, 2011
  • Sonoma Rose, Plume, 2012
  • The Giving Quilt, Plume, 2012
  • An Elm Creek Quilts Companion: New Fiction, Traditions, Quilts, and Favorite Moments from the Beloved Series, Plume, 2013
  • Loyal Union Sampler from Elm Creek Quilts: 121 Traditional Blocks Quilt Along with the Women of the Civil War, C&T Publishing, 2013
  • Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker , Dutton, 2013
  • The Spymistress, Dutton, 2014
  • Mrs. Lincoln's Rival, Dutton, 2014
  • Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, Dutton, 2015
  • Fates and Traitors, Dutton, 2016
  • Christmas Bells, Dutton, 2016
  • Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel of Ada Lovelace, Dutton, December 2017

Titles at Your Library

The Quilter's Apprentice: A Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)

ISBN: 1416556990
Release Date: 2008-10-21

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Round Robin: An Elm Creek Quilts Book (The Elm Creek Quilts)

ISBN: 1416593047
Release Date: 2009-10-06

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Elm Creek Quilts : Quilt Projects Inspired by the Elm Creek Quilts Novels

ISBN: 1571201777
Release Date: 2002-10

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The Runaway Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)

ISBN: 1451606095
Release Date: 2010-10-19

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The Quilter's Legacy: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)

ISBN: 1451606109
Release Date: 2011-04-05

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Return to Elm Creek: More Quilt Projects Inspired by the Elm Creek Quilts Novels

ISBN: 1571202692
Release Date: 2004-10-01

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The Master Quilter (Elm Creek Quilts Series #6)

ISBN: 0452284686
Release Date: 2005-03-29

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The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Series #7)

ISBN: 0743260198
Release Date: 2006-01-18

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Circle of Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts Series #9)

ISBN: 074326021X
Release Date: 2007-01-09

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The Quilter's Homecoming (Elm Creek Quilts Series, Book 10)

ISBN: 0743260236
Release Date: 2008-01-08

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More Elm Creek Quilts: 30+ Traditional Blocks 11 Projects Favorite Character Sketches

ISBN: 1571204512
Release Date: 2008-04-01

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Sylvia's Bridal Sampler from Elm Creek Q: The True Story Behind the Quilt 140 Traditional Blocks

ISBN: 1571206558
Release Date: 2009-04-16

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The Aloha Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)

ISBN: 1416533192
Release Date: 2011-01-04

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The Winding Ways Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts Series #12)

ISBN: 141653315X
Release Date: 2008-12-30

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The Lost Quilter: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)

ISBN: 1416533176
Release Date: 2010-01-12

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A Quilter's Holiday: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (The Elm Creek Quilts)

ISBN: 1451658214
Release Date: 2011-11-01

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Traditions from Elm Creek Quilts: 13 Quilts Projects to Piece and Applique

ISBN: 1607054027
Release Date: 2011-11-16

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The Union Quilters: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

ISBN: 0452297605
Release Date: 2012-02-07

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The Wedding Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

ISBN: 0452298490
Release Date: 2012-10-30

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Sonoma Rose (Elm Creek Quilts Novels (Simon & Schuster))

ISBN: 0452298997
Release Date: 2013-01-29

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The Giving Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

ISBN: 0142180246
Release Date: 2013-04-02

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Loyal Union Sampler from Elm Creek Quilts: 121 Traditional Blocks - Quilt Along with the Women of the Civil War

ISBN: 1607057654
Release Date: 2013

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Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth

ISBN: 0525954309
Release Date: 2016-09-13

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Christmas Bells: A Novel

ISBN: 1101984791
Release Date: 2016-10-11

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Literary Awards

Fates and Traitors

  • Starred Review, Kirkus
  • Starred Review, Library Journal
  • Starred Review, Booklist

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Please contact Jennifer through her website.

External Links

Jennifer Chiaverini on WorldCat

Editing

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