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Featured Author – Christina Baker Kline

Christina Baker Kline

Christina Baker Kline is a novelist, nonfiction writer, and editor. In addition to Orphan Train, her novels include Bird in Hand, The Way Life Should Be, Desire Lines, and Sweet Water. She served as Writer-in-Residence at Fordham University from 2007 to 2011 and has co-edited or written four nonfiction books. She has taught fiction and nonfiction writing, poetry, English literature, literary theory, and women's studies at Yale, New York University, and Drew University, and she is a recipient of a Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Fellowship, a Fordham Faculty Research Grant, and a Writer-in-Residence Fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Born in Cambridge, England, and having lived in the American South and Maine, she is a graduate of Yale, Cambridge, and the University of Virginia. She currently lives in Montclair, New Jersey with her husband and three sons.

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