Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Born: 1948 in St. Paul, Minnesota Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBerg lives in Oak Park.
Biographical and Professional InformationElizabeth Berg is the author of many bestselling novels as well as two works of nonfiction. She studied English at the University of Minnesota, and later ended up as a nurse. Her debut novel was published in 1993, and today she is a bestselling author. Her three novels ''Durable Goods'', ''Joy School'', and ''True to Form'' are a trilogy about the 12-year-old Katie Nash and are, in part, based on Berg's own experience as a daughter born into a military family.Berg has received several literary awards and nominations. Her writing has been translated into 27 languages and three of her novels have been turned into television movies. She is the founder of ''Writing Matters'', a quality reading series dedicated to serving author, audience, and community. She teaches one-day writing workshops and is a popular speaker at venues around the country.
*"Dream When You're Feeling Blue, Random House, 2007 *"Durable Goods, Random House, 1993 *"Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True, Harper Perennial, 2000 *"Escaping into the Open: The Art of Writing True, Random House, 2012 *"Family Traditions: Celebrations for Holidays and Everyday, Readers Digest, 1992 *"Home Safe, Ballantine, 2009 *"Joy School, Random House, 1997 *"Make Someone Happy, CreateSpace, 2016 *"Never Change, Atria Books, 2001 *"Night of Miracles", Random House, 2019 *"Once Upon a Time, There Was You, Random House, 2011 *"Open House, Random House, 2000 *"Ordinary Life: Stories, Ballantine Books, 2001 *"Range of Motion, Random House, 1995 *"Say When, Atria Books, 2003 *"Still Happy: Includes The Book of Homer, Create Space 2017 *''Talk Before Sleep, Random House, 1994 *''Tapestry of Fortunes, Random House, 2013 *''The Art of Mending, Random House, 2004 *"The Confessions Club", Random House, 2019 *"The Day that I Ate Whatever I Wanted", Random House, 2008 *"The Dream Lover", Random House, 2015 *"The Handmaid and the Carpenter", Random House, 2006 *"The Last Time I Saw You", Random House, 2010 *"The Pull of the Moon", Random House, 1996 *"The Story of Arthur Truluv", Random House, 2017 *"The Year of Pleasures", Random House, 2005 *"True to Form, Atria Books", 2002 *"Until the Real Thing Comes Along", Random House, 1999 *"We Are all Welcome Here", Random House, 2006 *"What We Keep", Random House, 1998 *"The Confession Club", Random House, 2019